Romantic melodrama of New Orleans in the 1850s with spoiled wealthy Southern belle (Bette Davis) finding through bitter experience that life is not all sweetness and light and hers for the taking. Handsome young banker Henry Fonda and George Brent are the rivals for her affections, Fay Bainter her sympathetic aunt. 1

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Larry Langman and David Ebner
Hollywood's Image of the South, A Century of Southern Films
Westport, Connecticut - London, 2001

United States 1938

Directed by

Gordon Oliver
Theresa Harris
Irving Pichel
Philip Hurlic
John Harron
Trevor Bardette
Frank Darien
Georgia Caine
Edward McWade
Charles Wagenheim
Frederick Burton


Running time:104 minutes
Country:United States

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