The Green Years Poster

Release Date: 1946

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 7 min

Plot Summary
After his parents die, young Irish lad Robert Shannon (Dean Stockwell) is forced to take residence with his extended family in Scotland. As he grows up, he develops and interest in medicine and harbors dreams of becoming a doctor and escaping his dead-end town. While his great-grandfather (Charles Coburn) and other family members support him, he continually faces harsh criticism from his miserly grandfather (Hume Cronyn), who refuses to support the boy's decision to leave town for college.

Cast: Charles Coburn, Tom Drake, Hume Cronyn, Beverly Tyler, Gladys Cooper, Dean Stockwell, Selena Royle, Jessica Tandy

Director: Victor Saville

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Growing up, Melodramatic, Family, School, Moving


Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role