The Old Maid
The Old Maid (1939)

In this film, Delia Lovell marries James Ralston, leaving her old beau Clem Spender out in the cold. Delia's cousin Charlotte comforts Clem by spending the night with him. Charlotte becomes pregnant, secretly farming out her daughter… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 2, 1939
DVD Release Date: April 1, 2008
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Fernando F. Croce

A well-oiled assembly of betrayals, vendettas, and maternal passion plays

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Steve Crum

Bette Davis at the peak of her acting chops, a brilliant, melodramatic role.

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Veronique Kwak
"the old maid" is a tear-jerking melodrama about unrequited love and maternal sacrifice, another soap opera-alike flick to showcase bette davis'… More
nefnie lee
A well-done meloncholy drama of a lively young debutante turned bitter old-maid.