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Gentle Julia is a 1936 American drama film directed by John G. Blystone and starring Jane Withers, Tom Brown and Marsha Hunt.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1922 novel of the same title by Booth Tarkington.


A young girl tries to prevent her older sister from choosing the wrong man when a big-city phony strolls into town.


  • Jane Withers as Florence Atwater
  • Tom Brown as Noble Dill
  • Marsha Hunt as Julia Atwater
  • Jackie Searl as Herbert Livingston Atwater
  • Francis Ford as Tubbs, Fish Peddler
  • George Meeker as Crum
  • Maurice Murphy as Newland Sanders
  • Harry Holman as Grandpa Atwater
  • Myra Marsh as Mrs. Atwater
  • Hattie McDaniel as Kitty Silvers
  • Jackie Hughes as Henry Rooter
  • Eddie Buzard as Wallie Torbin
  • Frank Sully as Mr. Toms
  • Mary Alden as Aunt
  • Lynn Bari as Young Lady Outside Church / Jealous Girl at Dance
  • Mary Carr as Old Lady at Dance
  • Harvey Clark as Fat Man with Umbrella
  • John Dilson as Uncle
  • Grace Goodall as Aunt
  • Roger Gray as Policeman
  • Arthur Hoyt as Mr. Wainwright - Justice of the Peace
  • Marcia Mae Jones as Patty Fairchild
  • Jane Keckley as Neighbor at Dance
  • Frederick Lee as Minor Role
  • Tom Ricketts as Old Man in Church / at Dance
  • Cyril Ring as Neighbor at Dance
  • Edwin Stanley as Mr. Atwater
  • Paul Stanton as Minister
  • Landers Stevens as Uncle
  • Maidel Turner as Justice's Wife
  • Hilda Vaughn as Telephone Operator
  • Lois Verner as Choir Member
  • Niles Welch as Book Salesman
  • Florence Wix as Aunt Fannie