Dark Victory

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Davis has a field day as the petulant Long Island heiress who wields her riding-crop to humble the Irish chauffeur (Bogart, no less, badly miscast), then learns she has only months to live and spends the rest of her time discovering resignation and romantically dying (partnered, alas, by the soggy Brent). She and Goulding almost transform the soap into style; a Rolls-Royce of the weepie world.

Release details

Rated: U
Duration: 106 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Edmund Goulding
Screenwriter: Casey Robinson
Cast: Bette Davis
George Brent
Humphrey Bogart
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Ronald Reagan
Cora Witherspoon
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