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The great lie

Author: Edmund GouldingLenore CoffeeBette DavisGeorge BrentMary AstorAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008]
Series: Bette Davis collection, v. 3.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tempestuous and ambitious concert pianist Sandra Kovac shares a bond with down-to-earth Maggie Van Allen and her little boy, Pete. Sandra's chic New York friends can't imagine what the two women have in common. What they don't know is that Pete is Sandra's son - the son of the heroic aviator both women love.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Goulding; Lenore Coffee; Bette Davis; George Brent; Mary Astor; Lucile Watson; Hattie McDaniel; Grant Mitchell; Jerome Cowan; Max Steiner; Polan Banks; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); First National Pictures, Inc.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419864386 9781419864384 1419863800 9781419863806
OCLC Number: 214108614
Language Note: English dialogue with optional French subtitles or English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: From a novel by Polan Banks.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
Special features: "Warner night at the movies 1941" short subjects gallery; vintage newsreel; "At the stroke of twelve" Broadway Brevities short; Oscar-nominated Sports Parade "Kings of the turf;" "Porky's pooch" classic cartoon; trailers.
Credits: Director of photography, Tony Gaudio ; art director, Carl Jules Weyl ; film editor, Ralph Dawson ; sound by C.A. Riggs ; music by Max Steiner.
Cast: Bette Davis, George Brent, Mary Astor, Lucile Watson, Hattie McDaniel, Grant Mitchell, Jerome Cowan.
Awards: Academy Awards, USA, 1942: Oscar - Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Mary Astor)
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Series Title: Bette Davis collection, v. 3.
Other Titles: Kings of the turf.
Porky's pooch.
Great lie (Motion picture : 1941)
Bette Davis
Bette Davis.
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; screenplay by Lenore Coffee ; directed by Edmund Goulding.
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Tempestuous and ambitious concert pianist Sandra Kovac shares a bond with down-to-earth Maggie Van Allen and her little boy, Pete. Sandra's chic New York friends can't imagine what the two women have in common. What they don't know is that Pete is Sandra's son - the son of the heroic aviator both women love.

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