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      The Stranger's Return

      1933 1h 29m Drama List
      Reviews 57% Audience Score 100+ Ratings Recently divorced Louise (Miriam Hopkins) returns to her family roots by visiting her grandfather Storr (Lionel Barrymore) on his Iowa farm. Storr -- leery of his stepdaughter, Beatrice (Beulah Bondi), and her husband, Allen (Grant Mitchell) -- sees Louise as his best and last chance to get his estate in order. When Louise becomes distracted by a friendship with married farmer Guy (Franchot Tone), Beatrice and Allan move to secure the old man's inheritance by declaring him mentally unfit. Read More Read Less

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      D.F. Taylor Cinema Quarterly This corn-belt epic is an important contribution to a real movie renaissance that is taking place in American cinema. Such films as State Fair, The Man Who Dared, and The Stranger's Return are shaping a naturalistic movie. Feb 3, 2021 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Steve D Not a lot here to care about. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 01/03/24 Full Review Audience Member another good one from the King! Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Recently divorced Louise (Miriam Hopkins) returns to her family roots by visiting her grandfather Storr (Lionel Barrymore) on his Iowa farm. Storr -- leery of his stepdaughter, Beatrice (Beulah Bondi), and her husband, Allen (Grant Mitchell) -- sees Louise as his best and last chance to get his estate in order. When Louise becomes distracted by a friendship with married farmer Guy (Franchot Tone), Beatrice and Allan move to secure the old man's inheritance by declaring him mentally unfit.
      Director
      King Vidor
      Production Co
      Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Runtime
      1h 29m