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The Moon and Sixpence

The Moon and Sixpence(1942)

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Brief Synopsis

Loosely inspired by the life of Gauguin, a man abandons his middle-classed life to start painting.

Cast & Crew

Albert Lewin Director
George Sanders Charles Strickland
Herbert Marshall Geoffrey Wolfe
Doris Dudley Blanche Stroeve
Eric Blore Captain Nichols
Albert Basserman Doctor Coutras
Florence Bates Tiare Johnson
Steve Geray Dirk Stroeve
Molly Lamont Mrs. Strickland
Heather Thatcher Rose Waterford
Robert Greig Maitland
Kenneth Hunter Colonel MacAndrew
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Martha's Vineyard, MA premiere: 5 Sep 1942
Release Date:  1942 Production Date:  EB
Color/B&W:  Black and White, Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  David L. Loew-Albert Lewin, Inc.
Duration(mins):  88-89 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,972    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Character Study of an Immoral artist

    Wewink 2016-02-15

    The Moon and Sixpence drew me in. George Sanders is perfectly cast as Charles Strickland, a man who abandons his family to pursue life as an artist. ... MORE>

  • moon and sixpence

    kevin sellers 2015-12-09

    Re: Red Rain's previous review, in which he complained that there were not "any reviews" of this film other than his, when mine was right... MORE>

  • No reviews????

    RedRain 2015-12-03

    I'm completely taken aback by there not being any reviews for this exceptional film! Perhaps the idea of a man leaving his wife and family to live in... MORE>