A TV producer with a terminal illness is given the strength to keep going by her love for her doctor.

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Katherine Merrill
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A TV producer with a terminal illness is given the strength to keep going by her love for her doctor.

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Needless remake
17 July 2003 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

If you haven't seen the 1939 original with Bette Davis, this updated version of "Dark Victory" is a pretty good made-for-TV movie (I haven't seen it since the original TV showing in 1976, so I'm relying on my memory). Elizabeth Montgomery is always good, Anthony Hopkins did well in an early role, and the story will hold your interest.

However, if you have seen the original - forget this version (the same comment applies to the other remake of "Dark Victory" - the 1963 film "Stolen Hours" with Susan Hayward). Like most remakes, it doesn't compare to the "real thing". You can't improve upon a movie that was already perfect of its kind, and is an acknowledged classic of the cinema.


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