Movie Poster Scraps VI: The Yearling (1946) (The Yearling; 1946; Clarence Brown; Gregory Peck; Jane Wyman; Claude Jarman Jr.; Chill Wills; Clem Bevans; Margaret Wycherly; Henry Travers; Forrest Tucker; Donn Gift; Frank Eldredge; Jane Green; Arthur Hohl; Victor Kilian; June Lockhart; George Mann; Robert Porterfield; Houseley Stevenson; Joan Wells; Dan White; Matt Willis; Chick York; Jeff York; animal film; deer; fawn; )
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The Yearling (1946)
|The Yearling is a 1946 Technicolor family film drama made by MGM. It was directed by Clarence Brown and produced by Sidney Franklin. The screenplay was by Paul Osborn and John Lee Mahin (uncredited), adapted from the novel of the same name by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. It tells the story of a boy who adopts a fawn as a pet and stars Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Claude Jarman, Jr., Chill Wills and Forrest Tucker.|
The Yearling won Academy Awards for Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Color (Cedric Gibbons, Paul Groesse, Edwin B. Willis) and Best Cinematography, Color and was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Gregory Peck), Best Actress in a Leading Role (Jane Wyman), Best Director, Best Film Editing and Best Picture. Jarman, who gets the most screen time, was awarded a special "Juvenile Oscar".
Another adaptation of Rawlings' novel was produced for television and first aired on CBS in 1994. This version starred Peter Strauss, Jean Smart and Wil Horneff as Penny, Ory, and Jody Baxter, respectively.