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The Fountain (1934)

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83 min | Drama, Romance

Set during the first World War in neutral, but pro-German, Holland, Lewis Allison, an interned British officer, is paroled to the castle of Baron Von Leyden and finds living there, but now married to German officer Rupert Von Narwitz, his ...See moreSet during the first World War in neutral, but pro-German, Holland, Lewis Allison, an interned British officer, is paroled to the castle of Baron Von Leyden and finds living there, but now married to German officer Rupert Von Narwitz, his childhood sweetheart Julie. Long discussions between Julie and Allison, centering on family conflicts that kept them apart, take place before the severely wounded Von Narwitz returns to the castle and more long discussions ensue. Written by Les Adams See less
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Samuel Hoffenstein (dialogue) | Charles Morgan (novel) | Jane Murfin (adaptation)
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Updated Aug 23, 1934

Release date
Aug 31, 1934 (United States)

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23 cast members
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Ann Harding
Julie von Marwitz Julie von Marwitz   See fewer
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Brian Aherne
Lewis Allison Lewis Allison   See fewer
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Paul Lukas
Rupert von Narwitz Rupert von Narwitz   See fewer
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Jean Hersholt
Baron Van Leyden Baron Van Leyden   See fewer
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Ralph Forbes
Ballater Ballater   See fewer
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Violet Kemble Cooper
Baroness Van leyden Baroness Van leyden   See fewer
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Sara Haden
Susie Susie   See fewer
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Richard Abbott
Allard Van Leyden Allard Van Leyden   See fewer
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Barbara Barondess
Geof's wife Geof's wife   See fewer
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Rudolph Anders
Geof Van Leyden (as Rudolph Amendt) Geof Van Leyden (as Rudolph Amendt)   See fewer
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Betty Alden
Allard's wife Allard's wife   See fewer
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Ian Wolfe
Van Arkel Van Arkel   See fewer
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Douglas Wood
de Greve de Greve   See fewer
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Frank Reicher
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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William Stack
Commandant Commandant   See fewer
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Christian Rub
Kerstholt Kerstholt   See fewer
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J.M. Kerrigan
Shordley Shordley   See fewer
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Desmond Roberts
Willett Willett   See fewer
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Mario Dominici
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hans Hopf
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marina Koshetz
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 79 votes