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The Stratton Story

The Stratton Story(1949)

Also Known As: The Life of Monte Stratton |

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Brief Synopsis

True story of Monty Stratton, the baseball star who fought to continue his career after losing a leg.

Cast & Crew

Sam Wood Director
James Stewart Monty Stratton
June Allyson Ethel [Stratton]
Frank Morgan Barney Wile
Agnes Moorehead Ma Stratton
Bill Williams Eddie Dibson
Bruce Cowling Ted Lyons
Cliff Clark Josh Higgins
Dean White Luke Appling
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Cleveland, OH: 21 Apr 1949; New York opening: 12 May 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  A Sam Wood Production
EB; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  106 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Stratton Story

    Henry Shaffner 2013-03-24

    We found the story quite unbelievable. Van Johnson would have been much more suited to playing Monty Stratton than the too - old Jimmy Stewart. Also Van... MORE>

  • The Stratton Story (1949)

    James Higgins 2010-01-01

    It certainly pours on the sentiment, it is a bit too sappy, but it is also a highly entertaining film. Jimmy Stewart rises above the material and makes it... MORE>

  • Truly moving

    Jarrod McDonald 2009-12-26

    This is a fine example of American cinema at its best. Supposedly Jimmy Stewart had not really intended to do the film, till it was pointed out to him... MORE>