The Yearling

The Yearling (1946)


  • Genre: Drama, Family, Western
  • Release Date: 1946-12-18
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 85 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 8min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Clarence Brown
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Jody convinces his parents to allow him to adopt a young deer, but what will happen if the deer misbehaves?

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  • Gregory Peck

    as Ezra "Penny" Baxter
  • Jane Wyman

    as Orry Baxter
  • Claude Jarman Jr.

    as Jody Baxter
  • Chill Wills

    as Buck Forrester
  • Clem Bevans

    as Pa Forrester
  • Margaret Wycherly

    as Ma Forrester
  • Henry Travers

    as Mr. Boyles
  • Forrest Tucker

    as Lem Forrester
  • Donn Gift

    as Fodderwing Forrester
  • June Lockhart

    as Twink Weatherby
  • Joan Wells

    as Eulalie Boyles
  • Jeff York

    as Oliver Hutto
Writing Paul Osborn Screenplay
Editing Harold F. Kress Editor
Art Cedric Gibbons Art Direction
Art Edwin B. Willis Set Decoration
Camera Charles Rosher Director of Photography
Crew Warren Newcombe Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Jack Dawn Makeup Designer
Costume & Make-Up Fred Valles Costume Design
Camera Leonard Smith Director of Photography
Sound Douglas Shearer Recording Supervision
Camera Arthur E. Arling Director of Photography
Production Sidney Franklin Producer
Sound Herbert Stothart Original Music Composer
Directing Clarence Brown Director
Directing Chester M. Franklin Second Unit Director
Costume & Make-Up Irene Costume Supervisor
Art Paul Groesse Art Direction
Writing Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Novel