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Beyond the Forest

Beyond the Forest(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

Rosa Moline is bored with life in a small town. She loves Chicago industrialist Neil Latimer who has a hunting lodge nearby. Rosa squeezes her husband's patients to pay their bills so she can visit Chicago; her husband's patience is also tried: he tells her to go and never come back. Once there, Neil tells her he doesn't want her. Back home and pregnant, Neil shows up and now wants her. The caretaker at Neil's lodge threatens to reveal her pregnancy...

Cast & Crew

King Vidor Director
Bette Davis Rosa Moline
Joseph Cotten Dr. Lewis Moline
David Brian Neil Latimer
Ruth Roman Carol [Lawson]
Minor Watson Moose [Lawson]
Sarah Selby Mildred Sorren
Mary Servoss Mrs. Wetch
Frances Charles Miss Elliott
Harry Tyler Station master

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 21 Oct 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  comm vid* Ted 16mm #217-1
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  95 or 97 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • beyond the forest

    donna corrao 2016-06-18

    tcm, please show this movie, it has been years, yet you show the same movies over and over and over again, many times more than once in one months time,... MORE>

  • This is NOT a Dump!

    jery tillotson 2014-07-15

    Until the day she died, Bette Davis never missed a chance to butcher this last movie under her contract with Warner-Brothers. Consequently, people who had... MORE>

  • Grossly Underrated Film

    Alex 2013-11-26

    Dear TCM programmers & Robert Osborne, please air this film. I've been waiting for at least 5 years for it to air on TCM, to no avail. I was... MORE>