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|The Right to Love|
|Directed by||Richard Wallace|
|Written by||Zoe Akins|
Susan Glaspell (novel-Brook Evans)
|Music by||Karl Hajos (uncredited)|
W. Franke Harling (uncredited)
|Edited by||Eda Warren|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
The Right to Love is a 1930 American pre-Code drama film which was nominated at the 4th Academy Awards for Best Cinematography (for Charles Lang). It was based on Susan Glaspell's 1928 novel Brook Evans.
A woman learns she is illegitimate.
- Ruth Chatterton as Brooks Evans/Naomi Kellogg
- Paul Lukas as Eric
- David Manners as Joe Copeland
- Irving Pichel as Caleb Evans
- Louise Mackintosh as Mrs. Copeland
- Oscar Apfel as William Kellogg
- Veda Buckland as Mrs. Kellogg
- Robert Parrish as Willie
- Lillian West as Martha
- George C. Pearce as Dr. Scudder (credited as George Pearce)
- The Right to Love details Archived March 6, 2016, at the Wayback Machine, nytimes.com; accessed September 1, 2015.
- "The 4th Academy Awards (1931) Nominees and Winners". Oscars.org (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences). Archived from the original on October 10, 2014. Retrieved May 21, 2019.
- Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature - Page 230 1438109105 Mary Ellen Snodgrass - 2014 ... settling in Delphi, Greece, Glaspell married the poet Norman Häghem Matson. She produced Brooke Evans (1928), the basis for the film The Right to Love (1930), and chronicled the collapse of her second union in Fugitive's Return (1929).
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