Welcome to this website honoring the life and works of . . .

Robert Penn Warren

1905 - 1989

1905 - 1989

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The film version of All the King's Men was released in 1949 simultaneously in New York and Hollywood. Robert Rossen produced and directed the film and was given credit as screenwriter and Robert Penn Warren helped with the editing of the film in the spring of 1949. Filming was done in Stockton, California. For additional information click here.


Academy Award-Best Actor:  Broderick Crawford

Academy Award-Best Supporting Actress:  Mecerdes McCambridge

Academy Award:  Best Picture

For other awards click here.




Broderick Crawford Willie Stark
John Ireland Jack Burden
Mercedes McCambridge Sadie Burk
John Derek Tom Stark
Anne Seymour Lucy Stark
Joanne Dru Ann Stanton
Shepperd Strudwick Adam Stanton
Raymond Greenleaf Judge Stanton
Ralph Dumke Tiny Duffy
Walter Burke Sugar Boy
Katherine Warren Mrs. Burden
Will Wright Dolph Pillsbury
Grandon Rhodes Floyd McEvoy
H. C. Miller Pa Stark
Richard Hale Hale
William Bruce Commissioner
A. C. Tillman Sheriff
Paul Ford Man
Reba Waterson Receptionist

The film version of Band of Angels opened in 1957. Filming was done in Louisiana. Raoul Walsh directed the film and it was written for the screen by Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts (III), and John Entwistle. For additional information click here.



Clark Gable Hamish Bond
Yvonne De Carlo Amantha Starr
Sidney Poitier Rau-ru
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. Lt. Ethan Sears
Rex Reason Capt. Seth Parton, Union Army Officer
Patric Knowles Charles de Marigny
Torin Thatcher Capt. Canavan
Andrea King Miss Idell
Ray Teal Mr. Calloway
Russell Evans Jimmee, Bond's Steward
Carolle Drake  Michele, Bond's Housekeeper
Raymond Bailey Mr. Stuart, Plantation Owner

Tommie Moore

Dollie, Bond's House Servant

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