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Bad Sister

Bad Sister(1931)

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Brief Synopsis

Marianne falls in love with con man Valentine who uses their relation to get her father's endorsement on a money-raising scheme. He runs off with the money and Marianne, later dumping her. Her sister Laura loves Dr. Lindley although she knows he loves Marianne. Marianne returns and marries a wealthy young man, and Lindley turns his love toward Laura.

Cast & Crew

Hobart Henley Director
Conrad Nagel Dick Lindley
Sidney Fox Marianne Madison
Bette Davis Laura Madison
Emma Dunn Mrs. Madison
Humphrey Bogart Valentine Corliss
Bert Roach Wade Trumbull
David Durand Hedrick Madison
Karl Freund Photography
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1931 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  not available Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  6,083    
Duration(reels):  7    

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  • Terrific Film Debut by Bette Davis

    MartaS 2009-08-03

    ... so when, oh when is "The First Lady of American Cinema's" first film going to be released for purchase to the public? Although Bette... MORE>

  • Film Debut of Bette Davis

    Sharon.Preeves 2009-07-16

    Probably one of the better film debuts made though grossly underrated. Should be aired and available on media. Davis is not the bad sister and plays a... MORE>

  • 1931 and the First Film by Bette Davis

    EstherMorgan 2009-06-16

    The year of my birth is the year that Bette Davis made her film debut in "Bad Sister." Miss Davis' role is that of Laura, who was not the... MORE>