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The Vanishing Virginian (1942)

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97 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

Biography of Robert Yancey, long-term district attorney in Lynchburg, Virginia.
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Writers
Jan Fortune (screenplay) | Rebecca Yancey Williams (based on the book by)
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Charles Lawton Jr. (as Charles Lawton)
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Release date
Feb 1942 (United States)

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54 cast members
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Frank Morgan
Robert Yancey Robert Yancey   See fewer
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Kathryn Grayson
Rebecca Yancey Rebecca Yancey   See fewer
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Spring Byington
Rosa Yancey Rosa Yancey   See fewer
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Natalie Thompson
Margaret Yancey Margaret Yancey   See fewer
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Johnny Mitchell
Jim Shirley (as Douglass Newland) Jim Shirley (as Douglass Newland)   See fewer
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Mark Daniels
Jack Holden Jack Holden   See fewer
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Juanita Quigley
Caroline Yancey Caroline Yancey   See fewer
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Scotty Beckett
Joel Yancey Joel Yancey   See fewer
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Dickie Jones
Robert Yancey Jr. Robert Yancey Jr.   See fewer
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Leigh Whipper
Uncle Josh Uncle Josh   See fewer
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Louise Beavers
Aunt Emmeline Aunt Emmeline   See fewer
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J.M. Kerrigan
John Phelps John Phelps   See fewer
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Harlan Briggs
Mr. Rogard Mr. Rogard   See fewer
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Katharine Alexander
Marcia Marshall Marcia Marshall   See fewer
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Erville Alderson
Judge Fred Stuart (uncredited) Judge Fred Stuart (uncredited)   See fewer
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Myrtle Anderson
Yancey's 1929 Second Maid (uncredited) Yancey's 1929 Second Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hooper Atchley
Juror (uncredited) Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clarence Badger Jr.
Soloist - 'Bill Bailey' number (uncredited) Soloist - 'Bill Bailey' number (uncredited)   See fewer
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King Baggot
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Bailey
Extra in Courtroom (uncredited) Extra in Courtroom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Bates
Yancey's Grandson (uncredited) Yancey's Grandson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Bedford
Mildred Simpson (uncredited) Mildred Simpson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Bennett
Joel, as an Adult (uncredited) Joel, as an Adult (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Blizzard
Robert Sr.'s Wife (uncredited) Robert Sr.'s Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arie Lee Branche
Edith Brown (uncredited) Edith Brown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Campbell
Yancey's Granddaughter (uncredited) Yancey's Granddaughter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phyllis Cook
Soloist - 'Bill Bailey' number (uncredited) Soloist - 'Bill Bailey' number (uncredited)   See fewer
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Keith Copland
Grandson (uncredited) Grandson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jules Cowles
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Danielson
Robert, as an Adult (uncredited) Robert, as an Adult (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cleo Desmond
Aunt Mandy Brown (uncredited) Aunt Mandy Brown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dudley Dickerson
Alexander (uncredited) Alexander (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rex Downing
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Francis Ford
Campaign Committee Member (uncredited) Campaign Committee Member (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Forrest
William Harrison Jordon, Assistant Proscecuting Attorney (uncredited) William Harrison Jordon, Assistant Proscecuting Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gargan
Juror (uncredited) Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gibson Gowland
Onlooker in 1929 Crowd (uncredited) Onlooker in 1929 Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alfred Grant
Jefferson Brown (uncredited) Jefferson Brown (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jester Hairston
Mover (uncredited) Mover (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Hall
Newspaper Delivery Man (uncredited) Newspaper Delivery Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Hearn
Juror (uncredited) Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Hickman
Dr. Edwards (uncredited) Dr. Edwards (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lois Hodnott
'Steal Away' Number Soloist (uncredited) 'Steal Away' Number Soloist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clifford Holland
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Dolores Hurlic
Sugar Preston (uncredited) Sugar Preston (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Irving
Roger Payson (uncredited) Roger Payson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anelle McCarty
Granddaughter (uncredited) Granddaughter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dickie McCoy
Grandson (uncredited) Grandson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matt Moore
Chas. Inglestadt (uncredited) Chas. Inglestadt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marcella Moreland
Baby Preston (uncredited) Baby Preston (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rita Quigley
Caroline, as an Adult (uncredited) Caroline, as an Adult (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Ray
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clinton Rosemond
Black Minister (uncredited) Black Minister (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 241 votes