Swanee River

(1939)
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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

    Director

  2. Philip Dunne

    Screenplay

  3. John Taintor Foote

    Screenplay

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

    Bones

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Status Released

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  • December 29, 1939
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 24m

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