The Stars Look Down

  • 1939
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Made in 1939, but released in the US at around the same time as HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY, this superb view of the plight of British miners was unfortunately overlooked at the box office. Though related in subject, THE STARS LOOK DOWN is much grimmer than John Ford's classic. Based on a novel by A.J. Cronin, Carol Reed's first major film is set in a bleak...read more