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Great Lie, The (1941) -- (Movie Clip) He's A Gay Lad, Really

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    Great Lie, The (1941) -- (Movie Clip) He's A Gay Lad, Really

    Recovering from the week-long party after their impulsive wedding at her Park Avenue spread, flier Pete (George Brent) gets past agent Mason (Grant Mitchell) and friend James (Thurston Hall) to tell pianist Sandra (Mary Astor) that they're not legally married, early in The Great Lie, 1941.

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Great Lie, The (1941) -- (Movie Clip) He's A...
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Great Lie, The (1941) -- (Movie Clip) He's A Gay Lad, Really
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"Bette Davis, believing her husband to be dead, bargains with his former love to adopt the woman's baby in The Great Lie (1941).">
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At her Maryland estate, after much travail, him sober and the two of them finally married, Maggie (Bette Davis) and Pete (George Brent) discover that the government flying assignment she got for him has come through sooner than expected, in The Great Lie, 1941, co-starring Mary Astor.>
Great Lie, The (1941) -- (Movie Clip) I'd...
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Great Lie, The (1941) -- (Movie Clip) I'd Feel Like Slapping Your Face
Marylander Maggie (Bette Davis) is acting magnanimously on behalf of Pete, her long time sweetheart, stopping by to tell concert pianist Sandra (Mary Astor), whom he just married, about an aviation job, not knowing that the marriage isn't yet legal, in The Great Lie, 1941.>
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Great Lie, The (1941) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Going To Get Him Back
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Dave Karger Intro -- The Great Lie (1941)
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