All This, and Heaven Too (1940) was a Black-and-white - Drama Film directed by Anatole Litvak and produced by Hal B. Wallis, Anatole Litvak and David Lewis.
Academy Awards 1940 --- Ceremony Number 13 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Supporting Actress||Barbara O'Neil||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Ernest Haller||Nominated|
|Best Picture||Warner Bros.||Nominated|
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About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. All This, and Heaven Too (1940) is a Warner Bros. period epic starring Bette Davis and Charles Boyer. It was directed by Anatole Litvak, whom Bette Davis was both rumored to have clashed w... Read full article
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Duc de Praslin: Oh, please don't go. Don't even move.
Henriette Deluzy-Desportes: Why?
Duc de Praslin: I might say don't move because, as you sit there, the firelight is so beautiful on your hair. I might say don't move because this is All Souls' Day, and you mustn't disturb the spirits. And again, I might say don't move because this is a moment so full of understanding that I can't bear to see it come to an end.
Henriette Deluzy-Desportes: If love is right, it is the most precious gift in the world. But you must be sure - very sure - that it is right, for if it isn't, there is no worse agony, nothing more bitter, nothing more lonely to be imagined.
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Charles Boyer was incredibly uncomfortable with the idea of being abusive towards a woman which is why the director opted to use facial expressions as an indication of what was to come; reportedly Boyer's intense glares in the 'anger' scenes frightened Barbara O'Neil.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onDecember 15, 1941 with Charles Boyer and Bette Davis reprising their film roles.
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