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The Letter(1940)

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Brief Synopsis

A woman claims to have killed in self-defense, until a blackmailer turns up with incriminating evidence.

Cast & Crew

William Wyler Director
Bette Davis Leslie Crosbie
Herbert Marshall Robert Crosbie
James Stephenson Howard Joyce
Frieda Inescort Dorothy Joyce
Gale Sondergaard Mrs. Hammond
Bruce Lester John Withers
Elizabeth Earl Adele Ainsworth
Cecil Kellaway Prescott
Sen Yung Ong Chi Seng
Doris Lloyd Mrs. Cooper
Willie Fung Chung Hi
Tetsu Komai Head boy
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1940 Production Date:  A Warner Bros.--First National Picture; Jack L. Warner in charge of production; A William Wyler Production
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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 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • The Letter

    Dashiell B. 2013-03-21

    A moody melodrama from the team of director Wyler and star Davis. Davis earned a Best Actress nomination as a woman who tries to defend herself for... MORE>

  • Superb Davis performance!

    RedRain 2013-03-19

    If you ever wondered where "Bette Davis eyes" comes from, you need only watch this film, particularly toward the end when it is night and she is... MORE>

  • Stunning Performances

    tharold 2012-02-22

    Thank you, thank you for showing this classic. Bette Davis is superlative as the cool, deceitful wife, and she looks lovely. Herbert Marshall and... MORE>