The Devil & Daniel Webster Movie Review 1941

Information and Film Reviews for The Devil & Daniel Webster the Movie

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In 1840s New Hampshire, a young farmer, who sells his soul to the devil, is saved from a trip to Hell when Daniel Webster steps in to defend him. This classic fantasy is visually striking and contains wonderful performances. Adapted from the story by Stephen Vincent Benet who based it on Goethe's Faust.

Distribution

Baker & Taylor Inc., 2709 Water Ridge Pkwy., Ste. 500, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704)357-3500, Toll-free: 800-775-1800, Email: btinfo@btol.com, URL: http://www.btol.com

Available on VHS
Running time 106 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Comedy Drama, Occult, Adapted from a Story, Order in the Court, Farm Livin', Satanism
Cast
James Craig, Edward Arnold, Walter Huston, Simone Simon, Gene Lockhart, Jane Darwell, Anne Shirley, John Qualen, H.B. Warner
Director
William Dieterle
Music
Bernard Herrmann
Producer
RKO

Awards

Oscars 1941: Orig. Dramatic Score.

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