Mr. Skeffington Overview:

Mr. Skeffington (1944) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Vincent Sherman and produced by Jack L. Warner, Julius J. Epstein and Philip G. Epstein.

Academy Awards 1944 --- Ceremony Number 17 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActorClaude RainsNominated
Best ActressBette DavisNominated
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Edward Morrison: Haven't you been reading the paper?
Jim Conderley: Of course! I never seem to get around to reading the front page though.


[last lines]
Fanny Skeffington: Manby, would you call Janie Clarkson and tell her I can't possibly see her for lunch today?
Manby: [laughing] Yes, Mrs. Skeffington.


Fanny Skeffington: I find one should never look for admirers while at the same time one is falling to bits.


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Bette Davis' final Oscar-nominated performance while under contract with Warner Brothers.
Bette Davis was not the first choice for the role of Fanny. The part was first offered first to Merle Oberon and then to Hedy Lamarr who both turned it down.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onOctober 1, 1945 with Bette Davis reprising her film role.
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