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Release Date: April 22nd, 1939

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Socialite Judith Traherne (Bette Davis) lives a lavish but emotionally empty life. Riding horses is one of her few joys, and her stable master (Humphrey Bogart) is secretly in love with her. Told she has a brain tumor by her doctor, Frederick Steele (George Brent), Judith becomes distraught. After she decides to have surgery to remove the tumor, Judith realizes she is in love with Dr. Steele, but more troubling medical news may sabotage her new relationship, and her second chance at life.

Cast: Bette Davis, George Brent, Humphrey Bogart, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Ronald Reagan, Cora Witherspoon, Henry Travers, Virginia Brissac

Director: Edmund Goulding

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers, First National Pictures

Distributors: MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc., Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros., Key Video

Keywords: Transformation, Doctor, 1930s, Emotional, Death, New York City, Love triangle, Best friend, Love


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