My Favorite Bette Davis Filmsby sapphiresky | last updated - 23 Jul 2011 | Public
My all-time favorite classic leading lady. I hope to see more of her films in the future and continue adding to this list.
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2. Dark Victory (1939)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A young socialite is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, and must decide whether or not she'll meet her final days with dignity.
3. All This, and Heaven Too (1940)
Approved | 141 min | Drama, Romance
A duchess' irrational behavior toward the governess of her children triggers tragic events that will change her family's lives forever.
4. Of Human Bondage (1934)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Romance
A young man finds himself attracted to a cold and unfeeling waitress who may ultimately destroy them both.
She was SO cruel in this film. Poor Leslie Howard! :(
7. Mr. Skeffington (1944)
Approved | 146 min | Drama, Romance
Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge, and predictable complications result.
8. In This Our Life (1942)
Approved | 97 min | Drama
The day before her wedding, a pampered young woman absconds with her sister's husband; in retaliation, her sister begins seeing the woman's former fiancé.
9. The Little Foxes (1941)
Approved | 116 min | Drama, Romance
The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the twentieth century.
Davis is almost unbearably greedy in this movie, but I couldn't stop watching. Great film.
11. Old Acquaintance (1943)
Approved | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Old friends Kit Marlowe and Millie Drake adopt contrasting lifestyles: Kit is a single, critically acclaimed author while married Millie writes popular pulp novels.