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The Great Lie

  • Film
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Time Out says

Sudsy melo as George Brent divorces concert pianist Astor, marries Davis, and then leaves a metaphorical Amazon jungle for the real one, where he apparently dies in a plane crash. Meanwhile, back in the big smoke, Astor discovers that she's pregnant and Davis wants to adopt the baby as a souvenir of her darling hubby. The leading ladies blast away at each other like pocket battleships, while Max Steiner and Tchaikovsky provide a sumptuous musical background.
Written by ATu

Release Details

  • Duration:107 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Edmund Goulding
  • Screenwriter:Lenore J Coffee
  • Cast:
    • Bette Davis
    • Mary Astor
    • George Brent
    • Lucile Watson
    • Hattie McDaniel
    • Grant Mitchell
    • Jerome Cowan
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