Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1934 film)

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Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch is a 1934 American comedy-drama film, directed by Norman Taurog, and is based on the 1904 Broadway play by Anne Crawford Flexner,[1] which itself is taken from the novel of the same name by Alice Hegan Rice. The film stars Broadway stage actress Pauline Lord, and is one of only two films she appeared in. ZaSu Pitts and W. C. Fields appear in supporting roles.

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Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
box front of VHS tape version from Goodtimes Video
Directed byNorman Taurog
Screenplay byWilliam Slavens McNutt
Jane Storm
Based onMrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
by Alice Hegan Rice
play by Anne Crawford Flexner
Produced byDouglas MacLean
StarringPauline Lord
W. C. Fields
ZaSu Pitts
CinematographyCharles Lang
Edited byHugh Bennett (uncredited)
Music byJohn Leipold (uncredited)
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • October 19, 1934 (1934-10-19) (United States)
Running time
80 mins.
CountryUnited States

The 1934 version is the third film adaptation of the novel and play. The first film version was released in 1914, starring Blanche Chapman. The second version was released in 1919 and stars Mary Carr, while the fourth version was released in 1942 and stars Fay Bainter.[2] The book was also adapted into a radio series which aired from 1935 to 1938.[3]

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