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The Howards of Virginia (1940)

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116 min | Drama, History, War

Just prior to the American War of Independence, aristocratic Virginian Jane Peyton marries unsophisticated rustic farmer and surveyor Matt Howard who takes her to his Shenandoah Valley plantation and later goes to war.
Director
Writers
Sidney Buchman (screen play) | Elizabeth Page (novel "The Tree of Liberty")
Producer
Cinematographer
Bert Glennon (photographed by)
Editor
Paul Weatherwax (edited by)
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Updated Sep 19, 1940

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Sep 19, 1940 (United States)

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56 cast members
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Cary Grant
Matt Howard Matt Howard   See fewer
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Martha Scott
Jane Peyton-Howard Jane Peyton-Howard   See fewer
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Cedric Hardwicke
Fleetwood Peyton (as Sir Cedric Hardwicke) Fleetwood Peyton (as Sir Cedric Hardwicke)   See fewer
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Alan Marshal
Roger Peyton Roger Peyton   See fewer
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Richard Carlson
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson   See fewer
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Paul Kelly
Captain Jabez Allen Captain Jabez Allen   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
Tom Norton Tom Norton   See fewer
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Elisabeth Risdon
Aunt Clarissa (as Elizabeth Risdon) Aunt Clarissa (as Elizabeth Risdon)   See fewer
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Anne Revere
Mrs. Norton Mrs. Norton   See fewer
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Tom Drake
James Howard at 16 (as Richard Alden) James Howard at 16 (as Richard Alden)   See fewer
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Phil Taylor
Peyton Howard at 18 Peyton Howard at 18   See fewer
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Rita Quigley
Mary Howard at 17 Mary Howard at 17   See fewer
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Richard Gaines
Patrick Henry Patrick Henry   See fewer
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George Houston
George Washington George Washington   See fewer
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Ralph Byrd
James Howard James Howard   See fewer
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Dickie Jones
Matt Howard at 12 Matt Howard at 12   See fewer
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Buster Phelps
Tom Jefferson at 11 Tom Jefferson at 11   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
Uncle Reuben Uncle Reuben   See fewer
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Mary Field
Susan Howard Susan Howard   See fewer
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Roy Gordon
Colonel Jefferson (as R. Wells Gordon) Colonel Jefferson (as R. Wells Gordon)   See fewer
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Charles Francis
Mr. Douglas Mr. Douglas   See fewer
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Conrad Binyon
Neighbor Boy (uncredited) Neighbor Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Callahan
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Lane Chandler
Major (uncredited) Major (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Cushing
Leslie Stephens (uncredited) Leslie Stephens (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vernon Downing
John Walker (uncredited) John Walker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Dunn
Dunkel (uncredited) Dunkel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sarah Edwards
Neighbor Girl (uncredited) Neighbor Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Fadden
Backwoodsman (uncredited) Backwoodsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Farey
Dunkel (uncredited) Dunkel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leon Farey
Dunkel (uncredited) Dunkel (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Gallaudet
Backwoodsman (uncredited) Backwoodsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jesse Graves
Robert (uncredited) Robert (uncredited)   See fewer
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J. Franklin Harrison
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June Hedin
Young Mary Howard (uncredited) Young Mary Howard (uncredited)   See fewer
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British Officer (uncredited) British Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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J. Anthony Hughes
Tidewater Representative (uncredited) Tidewater Representative (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brandon Hurst
Wilton (uncredited) Wilton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olaf Hytten
Witt (uncredited) Witt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boyd Irwin
Speaker of the House of Burgess (uncredited) Speaker of the House of Burgess (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claude King
Governor of Virginia (uncredited) Governor of Virginia (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan Ladd
Backwoodsman (uncredited) Backwoodsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leonard Lawrence
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Richard Lyon
Young Peyton Howard (uncredited) Young Peyton Howard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Terry Moore
Neighbor Girl (uncredited) Neighbor Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jason Robards Sr.
Backwoodsman (uncredited) Backwoodsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Sale
Neighbor Girl (uncredited) Neighbor Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Somerset
Backwoodsman (uncredited) Backwoodsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rafael Storm
Lafayette (uncredited) Lafayette (uncredited)   See fewer
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Will (uncredited) Will (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 957 votes