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Dark Victory
Directed by:
Edmund Goulding

Starring Bette Davis, George Brent, Humphrey Bogart, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Ronald Reagan and Henry Travers, "Dark Victory" (also known as "Opfer einer großen Liebe", "Tramonto") is a Drama/Romance film directed by Edmund Goulding, and written by Casey Robinson, released on April 20 of 1939 in the USA.

Who is the director of "Dark Victory":

Dark Victory was directed by Edmund Goulding, an English writer, director, actor, and producer.

Before making Dark Victory, Edmund Goulding had directed The Dawn Patrol, released in 1938, White Banners (1938), A Night at the Opera (1935), Hollywood Party (1934), Riptide (1934), and Blondie of the Follies (1932). Since, he directed The Old Maid, released in 1939, We Are Not Alone (1939), The Great Lie (1941), Forever and a Day (1943), The Constant Nymph (1943), and The Razor's Edge (1946).

What was the release date of "Dark Victory":

Dark Victory was initally released in the United States on Thursday, April 20, 1939.. This was eighty (80) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, January 03, 1945 in France; Friday, April 21, 1950 in Germany; Thursday, November 21, 1946 in Italy and on Friday, May 28, 1948 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Dark Victory":

At the casting of Dark Victory we find Bette Davis, previously seen in The Sisters (1938) and Jezebel (1938); George Brent (Wings of the Navy (1939), Secrets of an Actress (1938)); Humphrey Bogart (The Oklahoma Kid (1939), Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)) [ more... ]

  • Lottie Williams and Bette Davis, George Brent, Virginia Brissac can also be seen in The Great Lie, released in 1941.
  • Bette Davis, George Brent and Dorothy Peterson also worked together in So Big!, released in 1932.
  • Bette Davis, George Brent and Humphrey Bogart also appeared in In This Our Life, released in 1942.
  • Humphrey Bogart, Herbert Rawlinson and Lottie Williams also worked together in Bullets or Ballots, released in 1936.
  • George Brent, Herbert Rawlinson and Lottie Williams also appeared in Secrets of an Actress, released in 1938.
  • Bette Davis, Henry Travers and Lottie Williams have all also be seen in The Sisters, released in 1938.
  • Fay Helm and Dorothy Peterson, Virginia Brissac also appeared in Sister Kenny, released in 1946.
  • Bette Davis, Virginia Brissac and Lottie Williams also appeared in All This, and Heaven Too, released in 1940.
  • Bette Davis, Geraldine Fitzgerald and Leonard Mudie also appeared together in Shining Victory, released in 1941.
  • Leonard Mudie and Cora Witherspoon, Herbert Rawlinson have all also be seen in Marie Antoinette, released in 1938.
  • Lottie Williams and George Brent, Geraldine Fitzgerald can also be seen in The Gay Sisters, released in 1942.
  • Ronald Reagan, Fay Helm and Lottie Williams also worked together in Million Dollar Baby, released in 1941.

What is the Storyline of "Dark Victory":

Judith Traherne (Bette Davis) is a young, carefree, hedonistic Long Island socialite/heiress with a passion for horses, fast cars, and too much smoking and drinking. She initially ignores severe headaches and brief episodes of dizziness and double vision, but when she uncharacteristically takes a spill while riding, and then tumbles down a flight of stairs, her secretary/best friend Ann King (Geraldine Fitzgerald) insists she see the family doctor, who refers her to a specialist.

Dr. Frederick Steele [...]

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