Blossoms in the Dust Poster

Release Date: 1941

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
Edna Gladney lost her son when he was very young. By chance she discovered the injustice within the law towards children whose parents are unknown, and decided to open an orphanage for these children, despite the stigma. She fought against the unfair laws that discriminated against children born out of wedlock.

Cast: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Felix Bressart, Marsha Hunt, Fay Holden, Samuel S. Hinds, Kathleen Howard, George Lessey

Director: Mervyn LeRoy

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Sister, Deception, Emotional, Rescue, Rise, Underdog, Relationships, Mother, Death, Touching, Doctor, 1940s


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Nominated Outstanding Motion Picture