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. Henry Windle Vale: No member of the Vale family has ever had a nervous breakdown.
Dr. Jasquith: Well there's one having one now.


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.


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


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Principal shooting began on April 7 1942 and ended on June 23 with some retakes shot in early July. The completed film was released at the end of October 1942 to mixed critical notices and a rapturous public reception.
Bette Davis complained about Max Steiner's Academy Award-winning musical score, saying that it was too intrusive on her performance.
Edmund Goulding was first attached to the project as director. He wanted Irene Dunne to play Charlotte Vale. When Goulding fell ill, however, the project passed to Michael Curtiz, who had either Norma Shearer or Ginger Rogers in mind for the lead. In the meantime, Bette Davis was lobbying hard for the part. She was able to convince producer Hal B. Wallis that she would make a perfect Charlotte Vale, but she refused to work with Curtiz. Consequently Irving Rapper landed the director's job.
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