The Stratton Story Poster

Release Date: 1949

DVD Release Date: August 15th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
This fact-based sports drama chronicles the life of famous pitcher Monty Stratton. Stratton (James Stewart), a star athlete, loses his leg when his hunting rifle misfires during a wilderness outing. Initially, Stratton's career is derailed, and he wallows in the depth of depression; however, with the encouragement of his loving spouse, Ethel (June Allyson), he decides to get back in the game. Equipped with a prosthetic leg, Stratton eventually works his way back to pitching in the minor leagues.

Cast: James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Morgan, Agnes Moorehead, Bill Williams, Bruce Cowling, Gene Bearden, Cliff Clark

Director: Sam Wood

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Underdog, Touching, Quest, Transformation, Mother, 1940s, Inspiring, Rise, 1930s, Wife

Awards

Winner Writing (Motion Picture Story)