Old Hollywood Films
Posted by Amanda Garrett on Sep 16, 2016
Today, I'm reviewing Warner Archive's new DVD re-release of The Great Lie (1941), starring Bette Davis.
The good folks at Warner Archive are bringing five classic Bette Davis movies back into print. Each Friday in September, I'll have a review of one of these movies (here's last week's review of read more
The Cinema Dilettante
Posted by Kayla on Aug 6, 2015
The Great Lie (1941)
August 6, 2015August 6, 2015 / The Cinema Dilettante
Time to turn the serious business meter up to 11.
So, The Great Lie. Look, I am not exaggerating one bit* when I say that this is the greatest piece of fine, soapy melodrama this side of a read more
Flickers in Time
Posted by Beatrice on Jun 15, 2014
The Great Lie
Directed by Edmund Goulding
Written by Lenore J. Coffee based on a novel by Polan Banks
First viewing/Netflix rental This is a competently made “woman’s picture” raised above the ordinary by the lively performance of Mary Astor. After a night of read more
Noir and Chick Flicks
Posted by Dawn on May 6, 2010
The Great Lie (1941). Drama. Director: Edmund Goulding. The screenplay by Lenore J. Coffee, the movie is based on the novel, January Heights by Polan Banks. Cast: Bette Davis, Mary Astor, who the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and George Brent.
When concert pianist Sandra Kovak and her read more