Dodsworth Poster

Release Date: 1936

DVD Release Date: September 29th, 1998

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary
When Sam Dodsworth (Walter Huston), the head of a car company, embarks on a vacation in Europe with his youth-obsessed wife, Fran (Ruth Chatterton), the couple find themselves growing apart. Soon Fran is flirting with other men and embracing a spontaneous and impulsive lifestyle, while Sam is left on his own. However, after running into the lively and independent Edith Cortwright (Mary Astor), an acquaintance from their transatlantic trip, Sam realizes that he may find love again.

Cast: Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, David Niven, Paul Lukas, Mary Astor, Gregory Gaye, Maria Ouspenskaya, Odette Myrtil

Director: William Wyler

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Samuel Goldwyn Company

Keywords: Moving, Husband, Love, Marriage, Wife, Love triangle, Emotional, 1930s


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