The Stars Look Down


1h 50m 1939

Brief Synopsis

Davey Fenwick leaves his mining village on a university scholarship intent on returning to better support the miners against the owners. But he falls in love with Jenny who gets him to marry her and return home as local schoolteacher before finishing his degree. Davey finds he is ill-at-ease in his role, the more so when he realises Jenny still loves her former boyfriend. When he finds that his father and the other miners are going to have to continue working on a possibly deadly coal seam he decides to act.

Film Details

Also Known As
Stars Look Down
Release Date
1939
Distribution Company
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1

Synopsis

The parents of Davey Fenwick have labored long and hard so that their son can escape his grimy environs and make something of himself. While away at school, Davey is trapped into marriage by Jenny Sunley, previously the lady friend of ill-tempered Joe Gowlan. But when Jenny and Joe resume their romance, the disillusioned Davey returns home, where he becomes deeply involved in a labor dispute. He ultimately decides that it is best for all if he remains in the village of his birth, working tirelessly on behalf of his friends, relatives and neighbors.

Film Details

Also Known As
Stars Look Down
Release Date
1939
Distribution Company
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 50m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1

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Released in United States 1939

Released in United States 1939