The Stars Look Down 1940 | Michael Redgrave, Margaret Lockwood | Movie, Subtitles



The smart David Fenwick 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.

Original title: The Stars Look Down

Colorized version

Director: Carol Reed
Writer: 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; David Fenwick.
Stars: Michael Redgrave, Margaret Lockwood, Edward Rigby
Genre: Drama

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