|The First Year|
|Directed by||William K. Howard|
|Written by||Frank Craven (play)|
|Edited by||Jack Murray|
|Distributed by||Fox Film Corporation|
The First Year is a 1932 American pre-Code film based on a 1920 play that originally ran on Broadway at the Little Theatre. The play was written by Frank Craven and produced by John Golden. It closed in 1922 after 760 performances.
Gaynor and Farrell made almost a dozen films together, including Frank Borzage's classics Seventh Heaven (1927), Street Angel (1928), and Lucky Star (1929); Gaynor won the first Academy Award for Best Actress for the first two and F. W. Murnau's Sunrise (1927).
- Janet Gaynor as Grace Livingston
- Charles Farrell as Tommy Tucker
- Minna Gombell as Mrs. Barstow
- Dudley Digges as Dr. Anderson
- George Meeker as Dick Loring
- Robert McWade as Fred Livingston