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The Sun Comes Up (1949)

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93 min | Drama, Family, Musical

Set in the rural south of the United States, a bereaved war widow learns to to put aside her bitterness and grief as she grows to love a young orphan boy and the dog that belonged to her late son. Punctuated with song-filled interludes.See moreSet in the rural south of the United States, a bereaved war widow learns to to put aside her bitterness and grief as she grows to love a young orphan boy and the dog that belonged to her late son. Punctuated with song-filled interludes. Written by Thomas McWilliams See less
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Cotton Warburton (as Irvine Warburton)
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Updated Jan 27, 1949

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May 12, 1949 (United States)

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Jeanette MacDonald
Helen Lorfield Winter Helen Lorfield Winter   See fewer
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Lloyd Nolan
Thomas I. Chandler Thomas I. Chandler   See fewer
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Lewis Stone
Arthur Norton Arthur Norton   See fewer
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Percy Kilbride
Mr. Willie B. Williegood Mr. Willie B. Williegood   See fewer
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Nicholas Joy
Victor Alvord Victor Alvord   See fewer
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Margaret Hamilton
Mrs. Golightly Mrs. Golightly   See fewer
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Hope Landin
Mrs. Pope Mrs. Pope   See fewer
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Esther Somers
Susan - the maid Susan - the maid   See fewer
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Pal
Lassie (as Lassie) Lassie (as Lassie)   See fewer
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Ed Agresti
Musician (uncredited) Musician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jessie Arnold
Townswoman at Fire (uncredited) Townswoman at Fire (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Bates
Orphan (uncredited) Orphan (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Beck
Bit Part (uncredited) Bit Part (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Beyers
Orphan (uncredited) Orphan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Billingsley
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul E. Burns
Dr. Sample (uncredited) Dr. Sample (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Butler
Hotel Attendant (uncredited) Hotel Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Calliga
Musician (uncredited) Musician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Carter
Music Lover (uncredited) Music Lover (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Crane
Orphan (uncredited) Orphan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Dill
Orphan (uncredited) Orphan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mason Alan Dinehart
Orphan (uncredited) Orphan (uncredited)   See fewer
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A. Cameron Grant
Music Lover (uncredited) Music Lover (uncredited)   See fewer
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Timmy Hawkins
Orphan (uncredited) Orphan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dwayne Hickman
Hank Winter (uncredited) Hank Winter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Musician (uncredited) Musician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Teddy Infuhr
Junebug an Orphan (uncredited) Junebug an Orphan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilbur Mack
Concertgoer (uncredited) Concertgoer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mickey McGuire
Cleaver - Orphan (uncredited) Cleaver - Orphan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ida Moore
Sally (uncredited) Sally (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barry Norton
Music Lover (uncredited) Music Lover (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Peil Sr.
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Pharr
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Albert Pollet
Musician (uncredited) Musician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Roman
Love an Orphan (uncredited) Love an Orphan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cosmo Sardo
Musician (uncredited) Musician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johnny Sheffield
Music Lover (uncredited) Music Lover (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cy Stevens
Musician (uncredited) Musician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cecil Stewart
Bob - Helen's Accompanist (uncredited) Bob - Helen's Accompanist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Sylvester
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Charles Trowbridge
Dr. Gage (uncredited) Dr. Gage (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Wilkerson
Farmer Volunteering to Take in Six Orphans (uncredited) Farmer Volunteering to Take in Six Orphans (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilson Wood
Music Lover (uncredited) Music Lover (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 294 votes