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Payment on Demand (1951)

 -  Drama  -  3 February 1951 (USA)
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The Ramseys, David and Joyce (Barry Sullivan and Bette Davis), have been married for about 21 years and have two daughters (Betty Lynn and Peggie Castle)... See full synopsis »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Joyce Ramsey (nee Jackson)
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David Anderson Ramsey
Jane Cowl ...
Mrs. Emily Hedges
Kent Taylor ...
Robert Townsend
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John Sutton ...
Anthony Tunliffe
Frances Dee ...
Eileen Benson
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Diana Ramsey
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Ted Prescott
Walter Sande ...
Swanson
Brett King ...
Phil Polanski
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Jim Boland
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Mrs. Edna Blanton
Katherine Emery ...
Lisa Golm ...
Molly
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The Ramseys, David and Joyce (Barry Sullivan and Bette Davis), have been married for about 21 years and have two daughters (Betty Lynn and Peggie Castle)... See full synopsis »

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I MADE HIM ... now I'LL break him! See more »

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3 February 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Story of a Divorce  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film was made before Bette Davis' comeback film, All About Eve (1950), but wasn't released until the year after. See more »

Quotes

Joyce Ramsey: [to husband David] You tell me what it's worth to be civilized...
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Connections

Featured in Stardust: The Bette Davis Story (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

A Woman's Intuition
(uncredited)
Music by Victor Young
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Sung by Bette Davis
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payment on demand
1 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Is this vintage Bette Davis film w/ Barry Sullivan available on VHS or DVD? Also in the cast was Jane Cowl. I hope it hasn't been destroyed somehow or someone has film rights. Please advise on current status of this good film. "Another Man's Poison" is a film done within a year of this one. The subject of divorce is well documented in this Davis classic "Payment on Demand". I know this film has not aired on any TV networks. I am wondering when it was last aired since its initial release. I know Davis fans are wondering what became of this 1951 film. "A Catered Affair" is another Davis film that has not received a lot of air time but I know this has been re- released since its debut. I procured "Mr. Skeffington" recently in DVD which was a treat having the director comment on making this film w/ Bette

Respectfully, WCM


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