The Great Lie
The Great Lie (1941)

In this film, Bette Davis plays a socialite who is in love with playboy aviator George Brent. Brilliant but bitchy concert pianist Mary Astor is also in love with Brent, going so far as to marry him in a secret ceremony. However, it seems… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 1, 2008
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Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

Predictable to a fault, even Bette Davis can't save this film.

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Emanuel Levy

This Edmund Goulding-Bette Davis soap opera has achieved notoriety for several reasons, a presposterous plot, Mary Astor's one and only Oscar, and catfights on the set between the two ladies!

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

I'd be lying if I said I enjoyed this absurd sudser.

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jay nixon
Mary Astor really dominates this in an oscar winning performance but she and Bette have a good chemistry together.