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The Stars Look Down is based on A. J. Cronin's 1935 novel of the same name, about injustices in a mining community in North East England. While the novel follows the development of three young men in the small mining town, the film focuses on just one of them; the smart David Fenwick who gets a scholarship to university, meets a girl who only marries him because her former boyfriend has abandoned her, and eventually returns to the mine town as a teacher and takes part in a futile rescue effort when the mine is flooded, trapping both his father and his younger brother.

  1. Carol Reed

    Director

  2. A.J. Cronin

    Novel

  3. J.B. Williams

    Screenplay

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  • July 23, 1941
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 50m

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