I love both these women and wish they had done more films together. Sandra, wanting both father and son for herself, taunts Maggie that Peter has remained with her only because of the boy and demands she confess she misled him. Just another reason to adore her even more. Silver Screenings Happily blogging about old movies and using the royal "We". Sandra discovers she is pregnant by Peter, and Maggie proposes she be allowed to raise the child as her own in exchange for taking care of Sandra financially. I have played the concerto many times, and you were right in there! Maybe we should think about this…? Bette's mother, Ruth, attended. And I agree, fighting over George Brent?
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After her long-time boyfriend, pilot Pete Van Allen (George Brent), marries fiery concert pianist Sandra Kovak (Mary Astor) while drunk, Maggie Patterson (Bette Davis) is heartbroken.
Pete learns the marriage is illegal, yet dutifully offers to.
The Great Lie is a American drama film directed by Edmund Goulding and starring Bette Davis, George Brent, and Mary Astor. The screenplay by Lenore J. With Bette Davis, George Brent, Mary Astor, Lucile Watson.
After a newlywed's husband apparently dies in a plane crash, she discovers that her rival for his.
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Peter travels to Brazil on business and, when his aircraft goes missing, it is presumed it crashed in the jungle and he was killed. Was it because of wartime, and all the popular male stars were in battle? I love her in everything.
Notify me of new posts via email. She was a terrific actress, and I really liked her and Bette Davis in this film.
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The Great Lie is Soap Opera Deluxe from Bette Davis' peak period at outrageous hokum, but somehow Bette Davis and Mary Astor (and, to a.
Both original scripts were written by Lenore J. For Mary Astor this movie has been a real resurrection, as an artist, an elegant woman, as well as a notable pianist. I agree — Astor and Davis alone are worth the price of admission. Maggie's car is a Plymouth Station Wagon.
I like George Brent and think he held his own with these two dynamic ladies. Log in with Facebook.
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