Tag Archives: Bette Davis

The Old Maid (1939)

SYNOPSIS: Netflix DVD Sleeve Bette Davis Stars as Charlotte, an unwed mother who, out of financial need, gives her illegitimate child, Tina, to her scheming cousin (Miriam Hopkins). Posing as Tina’s aunt, Charlotte is ignored by her own daughter but … Continue reading

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Mr. Skeffington (1944)

SYNOPSIS Whose face — ravaged, grotesque — is in the mirror? Surely it’s not that of Fanny Skeffington, the prettiest woman in New York. Fanny always used her beauty to manipulate her way through life. She’s encouraged dozens of suitors, … Continue reading

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The Star (1952)

SYNOPSIS Movie queen Margaret Elliot’s popularity and fortune have gone bad. But she’s sure she can jump-start her dimming career. “One good picture is all I need,” she says. As Margaret, Betty Davis got yet another good picture and earned … Continue reading

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All About Eve (1950)

KOL Rating: An ingenue (Anne Baxter) insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress (Bette Davis) and her circle of theater friends. And she does it so well, dripping with sweetness from every pore. What … Continue reading

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