Now, Voyager Overview:

Now, Voyager (1942) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Irving Rapper and produced by Hal B. Wallis.

The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Olive Higgins Prouty published in 1941.

Now, Voyager was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2007.

Academy Awards 1942 --- Ceremony Number 15 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressBette DavisNominated
Best Supporting ActressGladys CooperNominated
Best Music - ScoringMax SteinerWon
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Charlotte: Dr. Jasquith says that tyranny is sometimes expression of the maternal instinct. If that's a mother's love, I want no part of it.


Charlotte: Dora, I suspect you're a treasure.


Charlotte: I didn't want to be born. You didn't want me to be born. It's been a calamity on both sides.


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The film is remembered for the scene in which Paul Henreid places two cigarettes in his mouth, lights them, and then passes one to Bette Davis, but it wasn't an original idea - a similar exchange occurred ten years earlier between Davis and George Brent in The Rich Are Always with Us.
The screenplay is a fairly faithful adaptation of the novel, except that in the book Charlotte takes a Mediterranean cruise, not a South American one.
In 1942, Hal B. Wallis had just signed a new contract with Warner Brothers, which stipulated that he make four films a year for the next four years. This film was one from his 1942 slate. Wallis actually made six films in that year, the others being Casablanca, Desperate Journey, Air Force, Princess O'Rourke and Watch on the Rhine.
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