The Gay Sisters

The Gay Sisters

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name = The Gay Sisters

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director = Irving Rapper
producer = Henry Blanke
Hal B. Wallis
writer = Stephen Longstreet (novel)
Lenore J. Coffee
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starring = Barbara Stanwyck
George Brent
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Donald Crisp
Gig Young
music = Max Steiner
cinematography = Sol Polito
editing = Warren Low
distributor = Warner Bros.
released = 1942
runtime = 110 minutes
country = USA
language = English
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"The Gay Sisters" is a 1942 American Warner Bros. drama film starring Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Donald Crisp and Gig Young, which was based on a novel by Stephen Longstreet. Directed by Irving Rapper.


Fiona, Evelyn and Susanna are sisters. When their mother dies on the Lusitania, and their father is killed in France, they must manage their Fifth Avenue mansion by themselves. Fiona marries Charles Barclay in order to get an inheritance and he begins a campaign to obtain the mansion to level it for real estate development. She vows that this will never happen.


*Barbara Stanwyck as Fiona Gaylord
*George Brent as Charles Barclay
*Geraldine Fitzgerald as Evelyn Gaylord
*Donald Crisp as Ralph Pedloch
*Gig Young as Gig Young. The actor's name was Byron Barr. He later took his character's name.
*Nancy Coleman as Susanna 'Susie' Gaylord
*Gene Lockhart as Mr. Herschell Gibbon
*Larry Simms as Austin, aka 'Butch'
*Donald Woods as Penn Sutherland Gaylord
*Grant Mitchell as Gilbert Wheeler
*William T. Orr as Dick Tone
*Anne Revere as Miss Ida Orner
*Helen Thimig as Saskia, the Gaylord maid
*George Lessey as Judge Barrows
*Charles Waldron as Mr. Van Rennseler (as Charles D. Waldron)
*Frank Reicher as Dr. Thomas Bigelow
*David Clyde as Benson, Penn's servant
*Mary Thomas as Fiona Gaylord as a girl of 8

External links

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