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The Great Lie

The Great Lie(1941)

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Brief Synopsis

Believing her husband to be dead, a flyer's wife bargains with his former love to adopt the woman's baby.

Cast & Crew

Bette Davis Maggie [Patterson]
George Brent Pete [Van Allen]
Mary Astor Sandra [Kovak]
Lucile Watson Aunt Ada
Grant Mitchell Joshua Mason
Jerome Cowan Jock Thompson
Charles Trowbridge Senator Greenfield
Thurston Hall Worthington James
Russell Hicks Colonel Harrison
J. Farrell MacDonald Dr. Ferguson
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1941 Production Date:  Karl*; AFI
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):  102 or 110 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,678    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • The Great Lie

    Goetan 2013-04-26

    A well-made soap opera about two strong-willed women. Astor got the meatier part as a self-absorbed pianist, winning an Oscar, over Davis, while Brent... MORE>

  • Astor's film throughout!

    RedRain 2013-04-26

    This film is one of my favorites for so many reasons. The actors, of course, are stellar quality. The music is simply divine. Few know Mary Astor was a... MORE>

  • Battle of the Divas

    Jery Tillotson 2013-04-25

    This is a great movie from l941 when Bette Davis was at her zenith and was now regularly referred to as the Fourth Warner Brothers.She wanted a change of... MORE>