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69 Ratings

The Yearling

Directed by Clarence Brown
United States, 1946
Drama, Family


Set in post-Civil War Florida. Claude Jarman Jr. plays Jody, the lonely son of just-getting-by farmers Pa and Ma Baxter. With all of his siblings dead and buried, Jody yearns to have a pet of some sort. Sadly, Pa tells Jody that he must kill the yearling before all their crops are destroyed.

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The Yearling Directed by Clarence Brown

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1947 | 2 wins including: Best Cinematography, Color

1947 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

Golden Globes (USA)

1947 | Winner: Best Actor

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