Swanee River

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Swanee River is a 1940 American biopic about Stephen Foster, a songwriter from Pittsburgh who falls in love with the South, marries a Southern girl, then is accused of sympathizing when the Civil War breaks out. Typical of 20th Century Fox biopics of the time, the film is more fictional than factual biography.

  1. Sidney Lanfield


  2. Philip Dunne


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Top Billed Cast

  1. Don Ameche

    Don Ameche

    Stephen Foster

  2. Andrea Leeds

    Andrea Leeds

    Jane McDowell Foster

  3. Al Jolson

    Al Jolson

    Edwin P. Christy

  4. Felix Bressart

    Felix Bressart

    Henry Kleber

  5. Chick Chandler

    Chick Chandler


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Swanee River
Swanee River


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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 29, 1939


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 24m

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