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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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Mrs. Vale: Charlotte is no more ill than a moulting canary.


Jerry: Is it Miss, or Mrs.?
Charlotte: It's Aunt.


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.


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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.
The Walt Whitman poem that Bette Davis reads (just before leaving Cascades) is "The Untold Want" from Songs of Parting (just 2 lines): "The untold want, by life and land ne'er granted,/ Now, Voyager, sail thou forth, to seek and find."
Bette Davis complained about Max Steiner's Academy Award-winning musical score, saying that it was too intrusive on her performance.
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