|A vain and fanciful woman squanders her husband's money and affection then, too late, discovers true love.|
Editor's NoteThe vain and beautiful Fanny marries for money, plays around behind her husband's back and then, finally, divorces him. It isn't until near the end of her lonely life that she discovers love - real love - for the first time. Academy Award Nominations: 2, Best Actress-Bette Davis, Best Supporting Actor--Claude Rains.
Cast & Crew
|Elizabeth Von Arnim - Writer|
|Ernest Haller - Cinematographer|
|Franz Waxman - Musical Score|
|Jack Warner - Executive Producer|
|Julius Epstein - Producer|
|Ralph Dawson - Editor|
|Vincent Sherman - Director|
Plot SummaryBette Davis portrays a conceited and pompous upper-class woman, from her teen years to middle-age. As this society matron grows older and faces illness, her looks gravely deteriorate, leaving her to wonder if the only man she ever truly loved -- her first husband -- will cherish her once again.
|Claude Rains, Nominee, Best Supporting Actor|
|Bette Davis, Nominee, Best Actress|