Valiant is the Word for Carrie (1936)


Gladys George, a superlative actress often wasted in secondary roles, carries her starring assignment in Valiant is the Word for Carrie with singular brilliance. George plays the town trollop, who for the love of two orphaned children sets up a successful dry-cleaning business. Her past comes back to haunt her, but she perseveres, giving up all thoughts of personal happiness to provide a decent upbringing for her adopted family.

Director: Wesley Ruggles.
Stars: Gladys George, Arline Judge, John Howard, Dudley Digges, Harry Carey, Isabel Jewell, Jackie Moran, Charlene Wyatt, John Wray, William Collier Sr., Hattie McDaniel, Lew Payton, Maude Eburne, Grady Sutton, Janet Young.

1937 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Gladys George).


How would you rate this movie?

Click on a star to rate it!


  1. JW
    June 15, 2018

    Thanks Jon! Don’t stop sharing these lost classics! Really great what you do!

  2. Jim
    September 19, 2019

    Haven’t seen this great old film in years. Thank you.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *