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The Story of Doctor Carver (1938)

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Short | 10 min | Short, Biography, Drama

The story of Dr. George Washington Carver (1864-1943), black educator and horticulturist. He is perhaps most well known for developing over 140 products from all parts of the peanut plant, including the shells and husks. He also developed ...See moreThe story of Dr. George Washington Carver (1864-1943), black educator and horticulturist. He is perhaps most well known for developing over 140 products from all parts of the peanut plant, including the shells and husks. He also developed products based on sweet potatoes and soybeans, and developed a cotton hybrid that was named after him. Written by David Glagovsky See less
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Writers
Robert Lees (screenplay) | Frederic I. Rinaldo (screenplay) (as Fred Rinaldo)
Cinematographer
Robert Pittack (photographed by)
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Updated Jun 18, 1938

Release date
Jun 18, 1938 (United States)

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Jesse Graves
George Washington Carver's Father (uncredited) George Washington Carver's Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Hall
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Lester Johnson
Booker T. Washington (uncredited) Booker T. Washington (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank McGlynn Jr.
Cotton Farmer (uncredited) Cotton Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bernice Pilot
George Washington Carver's Mother (uncredited) George Washington Carver's Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clinton Rosemond
George Washington Carver (uncredited) George Washington Carver (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Royle
Cotton Buyer (uncredited) Cotton Buyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pete Smith
Narrator (voice) (uncredited) Narrator (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Soderling
Pig Farmer (uncredited) Pig Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ferris Taylor
Slave Trader (uncredited) Slave Trader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forrest Taylor
Foster Father Carver (uncredited) Foster Father Carver (uncredited)   See fewer
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E. Alyn Warren
Reluctant Peanut Buyer (uncredited) Reluctant Peanut Buyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 54 votes