Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman's daughter leads to a fight between them, leading to the older man's death due to a weak heart. Joe and Mabel go on the run as he thinks no-one would believe a nobody like him.

Directing:
  • Lewis Seiler

Writing:
  • Robert Rossen
  • Jerome Odlum

Stars:
Release Date: 1939-09-16
themoviedb icon 6.3/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 88

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Charley Grapewin
Charley Grape...
Pop, a Brakeman
John Garfield
John Garfield
Joe Bell
Priscilla Lane
Priscilla Lan...
Mabel Alden
Alan Hale
Alan Hale
Michael 'Mike' Leonard
Frank McHugh
Frank McHugh
Caruthers
Billy Halop
Billy Halop
Hank Glenn
Bobby Jordan
Bobby Jordan
Jimmy Glenn
Henry Armetta
Henry Armetta
Nick Spelucci
Stanley Ridges
Stanley Ridge...
Charles 'Charlie' Garreth
John Litel
John Litel
Prosecutor
Moroni Olsen
Moroni Olsen
Slim Jones, Joe's Defense Attorney
Victor Kilian
Victor Kilian
Doc Saunders
Ferike Boros
Ferike Boros
Delicatessen Proprietress
Arthur Aylesworth
Arthur Aylesw...
Magistrate
William B. Davidson
William B. Da...
Work Farm Warden
George Irving
George Irving
Judge
Ward Bond
Ward Bond
Thug (uncredited)
Yakima Canutt
Yakima Canutt
Ambulance Man (uncredited)
William Hopper
William Hoppe...
Reporter (uncredited)
Anthony Warde
Anthony Warde
Second Thug (uncredited)
Gertrude Astor
Gertrude Asto...
Dame (uncredited)
Wade Boteler
Wade Boteler
Sergeant (uncredited)
Sidney Bracey
Sidney Bracey
Nick's First Customer (uncredited)
Eddy Chandler
Eddy Chandler
Second Detective (uncredited)
Spencer Charters
Spencer Chart...
F.W. Jennson - Jailer (uncredited)
Cliff Clark
Cliff Clark
First Detective (uncredited)
Chester Clute
Chester Clute
Movie Theatre Manager (uncredited)
Frank Coghlan Jr.
Frank Coghlan...
Newsboy (uncredited)
Edgar Dearing
Edgar Dearing
Second Railroad Cop (uncredited)
George Guhl
George Guhl
Policeman (uncredited)
Creighton Hale
Creighton Hal...
Nick's Second Customer (uncredited)
Charles Halton
Charles Halto...
Pawnshop Owner (uncredited)
John Hamilton
John Hamilton
First Warden (uncredited)
Max Hoffman Jr.
Max Hoffman J...
Doctor (uncredited)
Stuart Holmes
Stuart Holmes
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
Ethan Laidlaw
Ethan Laidlaw
Cop in Montage (uncredited)
Glenn Langan
Glenn Langan
Warden's Secretary (uncredited)
Walter Miller
Walter Miller
Rosedale Station Master (uncredited)
Jack Mower
Jack Mower
Mr. Grady - First Railroad Cop (uncredited)
George O'Hanlon
George O'Hanl...
Man at Bank After Robbery (uncredited)
Pat O'Malley
Pat O'Malley
Bailiff (uncredited)
George Offerman Jr.
George Offerm...
Work Farm Prisoner
Frank Orth
Frank Orth
Wedding Witness on Stage (uncredited)
Garry Owen
Garry Owen
Milkman (uncredited)
Paul Panzer
Paul Panzer
Work Farm Gate Guard (uncredited)
John Sheehan
John Sheehan
County Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
Lee Shumway
Lee Shumway
Policeman (uncredited)
Dick Wessel
Dick Wessel
Customer (uncredited)
Tom Wilson
Tom Wilson
Work Farm Guard (uncredited)
Maris Wrixon
Maris Wrixon
Switchboard Operator (uncredited)
George Offerman, Jr.
George Offerm...
Work Farm Prisoner (uncredited)
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