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Release Date: May 5th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary
Anti-Fascist German engineer Kurt Muller (Paul Lukas), with his American-born wife, Sara (Bette Davis), and their three children, returns to the United States in 1940 after spending 17 years in Europe, where Kurt has engaged in underground resistance to the rising Nazi threat. Unscrupulous Romanian count Teck de Brancovis (George Coulouris), a houseguest of Sara's family in Washington, D.C., discovers Kurt's secret and threatens to expose his activities to his contacts at the German embassy.

Cast: Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Lucile Watson, Beulah Bondi, George Coulouris, Donald Woods, Henry Daniell

Director: Herman Shumlin

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Son, Sacrifice, Mother, Daughter, Tense, Wife, Rivalry, Melodramatic, 1940s


Winner Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated Writing (Screenplay)
Nominated Outstanding Motion Picture
Winner Actor
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role