The Stars Look Down

(1940)

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| Film | B&W
| Stars: Michael Redgrave, Margaret Lockwood, Edward Rigby

A group of coalminers are buried alive through the greed of their pit-owner boss

Cast

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British actor Michael Redgrave in a moustachioed publicity photograph
Davey Fenwick
Margaret Lockwood promotional headshot for Jassy, c. 1947, autographed ‘Sincerely’ by the actress
Jenny Sunley
Edward Rigby
Robert Fenwick
Picturegoer Series publicity postcard for The Stars Look Down (1940) featuring Welsh actor, Emlyn Williams, number 1423 (1)
Joe Gowlan
Nancy Price
Martha Fenwick
Allan Jeayes
Richard Barras
Linden Travers (as Augusta Leigh) in a screenshot from The Bad Lord Byron (1948) (4)
Laura Millington
British actor Cecil Parker wears a suit, tie and pocket square
Stanley Millington
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Film clips

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Main title from The Stars Look Down (1940).  A group of coalminers are buried alive through the greed of their pit-owner boss.

The Stars Look Down (1940) opening credits

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Main title from The Stars Look Down (1940). A group of coalminers are buried alive through the greed of their pit-owner boss.

Michael Redgrave, Margaret Lockwood and Emlyn Williams in a film clip from The Stars Look Down

The never-never man

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Michael Redgrave, Margaret Lockwood and Emlyn Williams in a film clip from The Stars Look Down.

Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave in a film clip from The Stars Look Down

Jenny’s idea

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Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave in a film clip from The Stars Look Down.

News

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Celebrating 20th century industrial heritage in film.  Banner for King Coal from the Showroom Cinema Sheffield.  Season runs 10th September to 15th October 2009

The Stars Look Down in Sheffield cinema mining season

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Showroom Cinema presents an extensive season of films in partnership with the British Film Institute (BFI).

Michael Redgrave as Davey Fenwick in The Stars Look Down (1940), screening as part of BBC4’s At the Coalface Night, 23rd May 2009

The Stars Look Down in British coal mining BBC TV evening

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At the Coal Face Night from the BBC.

Pictures

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The Stars Look Down DVD from Renown Pictures
French poster for The Stars Look Down (1940) (3)
French poster for The Stars Look Down (1940) (2)
Michael Redgrave as Davey Fenwick in The Stars Look Down (1940), screening as part of BBC4’s At the Coalface Night, 23rd May 2009
Poster for The Stars Look Down (1940) (5)
Video cover from The Stars Look Down (1940) (3)
Poster for The Stars Look Down (1940) (4)
Video cover from The Stars Look Down (1940) (8)
Cinegram Preview magazine with Michael Redgrave and  Margaret Lockwood in The Stars Look Down.  Volume 5, issue number 17.  A British magazine devoted to outstanding films.
Michael Redgrave (as Davey Fenwick) in a photograph from The Stars Look Down (1940) (10)
Michael Redgrave (as Davey Fenwick), Margaret Lockwood (as Jenny Sunley) and Emlyn Williams (as Joe Gowlan) in a photograph from The Stars Look Down (1940) (9)
Michael Redgrave (as Davey Fenwick), Margaret Lockwood (as Jenny Sunley), Carol Reed and Emlyn Williams (as Joe Gowlan) in a photograph from The Stars Look Down (1940) (8)
Michael Redgrave (as Davey Fenwick), Margaret Lockwood (as Jenny Sunley) and Emlyn Williams (as Joe Gowlan) in a photograph from The Stars Look Down (1940) (7)
DVD cover of The Stars Look Down (1940) (1)
DVD cover of The Stars Look Down (1940) (2)
Michael Redgrave (as Davey Fenwick) and Margaret Lockwood (as Jenny Sunley) in a photograph from The Stars Look Down (1940) (6)
Lobby card from The Stars Look Down (1940) (9)
Nancy Price (as Martha Fenwick) and Margaret Lockwood (as Jenny Sunley) in a photograph from The Stars Look Down (1940) (5)
Margaret Lockwood (as Jenny Sunley) in a screenshot from The Stars Look Down (1940) (2)
Margaret Lockwood (as Jenny Sunley) in a screenshot from The Stars Look Down (1940) (1)
Main title from The Stars Look Down (1940)
Michael Redgrave (as Davey Fenwick) and Margaret Lockwood (as Jenny Sunley) in a photograph from The Stars Look Down (1940) (4)
Video cover from The Stars Look Down (1940) (2)
Video cover from The Stars Look Down (1940) (7)
Video cover from The Stars Look Down (1940) (5)
Video cover from The Stars Look Down (1940) (1)
Video cover from The Stars Look Down (1940) (6)
Video cover from The Stars Look Down (1940) (4)
French poster for The Stars Look Down (1940) (1)
Poster for The Stars Look Down (1940) (3)
Poster for The Stars Look Down (1940) (2)
Poster for The Stars Look Down (1940) (1)
Lobby card from The Stars Look Down (1940) (7)
Lobby card from The Stars Look Down (1940) (6)
Lobby card from The Stars Look Down (1940) (5)
Lobby card from The Stars Look Down (1940) (4)
Lobby card from The Stars Look Down (1940) (3)
Lobby card from The Stars Look Down (1940) (2)
Lobby card from The Stars Look Down (1940) (1)
Margaret Lockwood (as Jenny Sunley), Emlyn Williams (as Joe Gowlan) and Michael Redgrave (as Davey Fenwick) in a photograph from The Stars Look Down (1940) (3)
Margaret Lockwood (as Jenny Sunley) in a photograph from The Stars Look Down (1940) (2)
Lobby card from The Stars Look Down (1940) (8)
Michael Redgrave (as Davey Fenwick), Margaret Lockwood (as Jenny Sunley) and Emlyn Williams (as Joe Gowlan) in a photograph from The Stars Look Down (1940) (1)
The Stars Look Down DVD from 2 Entertain Video, 2003

Production

The Stars Look Down - GB (Grafton), 1939, 110 minutes, B&W, J.B. Williams (Writer), A. J. Cronin (Novel), Carol Reed (Director)