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Another Part of the Forest was adapted from Lillian Hellman's Broadway play of the same title. Although written after The Little Foxes, Another Part of the Forest is narratively a "prequel" to that play, covering the early years of the "Hubbard" family. Dan Duryea, who portrays "Oscar Hubbard" in Another Part of the Forest, played Oscar's son "Leo" in The Little Foxes. According to modern sources, Hellman intended to write a trilogy on the Hubbards, but the third part was never written. The film marked the first time that real-life husband and wife Fredric March and Florence Eldridge played spouses on the screen. The film also marked Eldridge's return to the screen for the first time since 1936, when she portrayed Queen Elizabeth II in RKO's Mary of Scotland, which also starred March. See AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1931-40; F3.2772. Ann Blyth recreated her role as "Regina" for a Lux Radio Theatre broadcast on September 13, 1948.