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Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)

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95 min | Drama, Romance

Dedicated Midwestern teacher Ella Bishop is distressed when her fiancé runs off with her vixenish cousin Amy. After Amy dies in childbirth, Ella is left to care for Amy's daughter Hope.
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Director
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Bess Streeter Aldrich (novel "Miss Bishop") | Stephen Vincent Benet (screen adaptation) | Adelaide Heilbron (screenplay) | Sheridan Gibney (screenplay)
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William F. Claxton (as William Claxton)
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Updated Jan 13, 1941

Release date
Feb 21, 1941 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Martha Scott
Ella Bishop Ella Bishop   See fewer
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William Gargan
Sam Peters Sam Peters   See fewer
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Edmund Gwenn
President Corcoran President Corcoran   See fewer
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Sterling Holloway
Chris Jensen Chris Jensen   See fewer
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Dorothy Peterson
Mrs. Bishop Mrs. Bishop   See fewer
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Sidney Blackmer
John Stevens John Stevens   See fewer
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Mary Anderson
Amy Saunders Amy Saunders   See fewer
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Donald Douglas
Delbert Thompson Delbert Thompson   See fewer
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Marsha Hunt
Hope Thompson Hope Thompson   See fewer
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John Archer
Richard Clark (as Ralph Bowman) Richard Clark (as Ralph Bowman)   See fewer
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Lois Ranson
Gretchen Clark Gretchen Clark   See fewer
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Rosemary DeCamp
Minna Fields Minna Fields   See fewer
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Knox Manning
Anton Radcheck Anton Radcheck   See fewer
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John Arledge
'Snapper' MacRae 'Snapper' MacRae   See fewer
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Jack Mulhall
Professor Carter Professor Carter   See fewer
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Howard C. Hickman
Professor Lancaster (as Howard Hickman) Professor Lancaster (as Howard Hickman)   See fewer
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Helen MacKellar
Miss Patton Miss Patton   See fewer
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William Farnum
Judge Peters Judge Peters   See fewer
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Anna Mills
Mrs. Peters Mrs. Peters   See fewer
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John Hamilton
President Watts President Watts   See fewer
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Pierre Watkin
President Crowder President Crowder   See fewer
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Sue Moore
Stena Stena   See fewer
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Rand Brooks
'Buzz' Wheelwright 'Buzz' Wheelwright   See fewer
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Charles Smith
'Buddy' Warner 'Buddy' Warner   See fewer
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Morris Ankrum
Professor at Minna's Hearing (uncredited) Professor at Minna's Hearing (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Bakewell
Jim Forbes (uncredited) Jim Forbes (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Field
Mary, the Dressmaker (uncredited) Mary, the Dressmaker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Mortimer
Dinner Guest (uncredited) Dinner Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Sheehan
Justice of the Peace (uncredited) Justice of the Peace (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irene Tedrow
Teacher Waving from Window (uncredited) Teacher Waving from Window (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joanne Tree
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Wilson
Dance Caller (uncredited) Dance Caller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.6 / 10 | 532 votes