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Spitfire (1934)

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87 min | Drama

Mountain girl Trigger Hicks, a fierce loner equally handy with a rock or a prayer, is in danger of having her faith-healing mistaken for witchcraft by the neighbors. She shows a vulnerable side when John Stafford, a philandering engineer ...See moreMountain girl Trigger Hicks, a fierce loner equally handy with a rock or a prayer, is in danger of having her faith-healing mistaken for witchcraft by the neighbors. She shows a vulnerable side when John Stafford, a philandering engineer working on a new dam, is attracted to her. Matters come to a head when Trigger "rescues" an abused baby from its parents, and seeks help from the engineers. Written by Rod Crawford See less
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Writers
Lula Vollmer (from the play by) (screen play) | Jane Murfin (screen play)
Cinematographer
Edward Cronjager (photographed by)
Editor
William Morgan (edited by) (as William M. Morgan)
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Updated Mar 8, 1934

Release date
Mar 30, 1934 (United States)

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Katharine Hepburn
Trigger Hicks Trigger Hicks   See fewer
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Robert Young
John Stafford John Stafford   See fewer
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Ralph Bellamy
George Fleetwood George Fleetwood   See fewer
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Martha Sleeper
Eleanor Stafford Eleanor Stafford   See fewer
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Louis Mason
Bill Grayson Bill Grayson   See fewer
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Sara Haden
Etta Dawson (as Sarah Haden) Etta Dawson (as Sarah Haden)   See fewer
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Virginia Howell
Granny Raines Granny Raines   See fewer
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Sidney Toler
Mr. Sawyer Mr. Sawyer   See fewer
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Will Geer
West Fry (as High Ghere) West Fry (as High Ghere)   See fewer
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John Beck
Jake Hawkins Jake Hawkins   See fewer
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Therese Wittler
Mrs. Sawyer Mrs. Sawyer   See fewer
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Irene Rich
Undetermined Role (scenes deleted) Undetermined Role (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Ed Brady
Russ Cleaver - Mountaineer (uncredited) Russ Cleaver - Mountaineer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Burns
Mountaineer (uncredited) Mountaineer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nora Bush
Mountain Woman (uncredited) Mountain Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Harmer
Woman Stirring Bowl at Granny's House (uncredited) Woman Stirring Bowl at Granny's House (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jay E. Holderness
Baby Sawyer (uncredited) Baby Sawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Toyl Holderness
Baby Sawyer (uncredited) Baby Sawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Kortman
Sam Cleaver (uncredited) Sam Cleaver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carroll Warren
Mountaineer (uncredited) Mountaineer (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 609 votes