Valiant Is the Word for Carrie
is a 1936
film which tells the story of a woman who runs an orphanage, fighting for the children against tough odds. It stars Gladys George
, Arline Judge
, Harry Carey
, Isabel Jewell
and Hattie McDaniel
The movie was adapted by Claude Binyon from the novel by Barry Benefield. It was directed by Wesley Ruggles.
It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress (Gladys George).
In 1938, the Three Stooges made a short called Violent is the Word for Curly, a takeoff on the name of this then-popular film.