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)

Best Supporting ActorClaude RainsNominated
Best ActressBette DavisNominated

BlogHub Articles:

No article for Mr. Skeffington at this time. Submit yours here.

Quotes from

Dr. Byles: I'm sorry to have to have to be so blunt with you, Mrs. Skeffington, but you're one of a vast army of silly women. Capital "S". Capital "W". You're over dressed, you're over made-up and you're most certainly over perfumed.
Fanny Trellis Skeffington: Dr. Byles, you are the rudest man I have ever met.
Dr. Byles: Did you come here to consult a gentlemen or a doctor?
Fanny Trellis Skeffington: I strongly suspect that you are neither!

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.

read more quotes from Mr. Skeffington...

Facts about

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.
read more facts about Mr. Skeffington...
Share this page:
Visit the Classic Movie Hub Blog CMH
Best Actress Oscar 1944

See more Best Actress awards>>
Also directed by Vincent Sherman

More about Vincent Sherman >>
Also produced by Jack L. Warner

More about Jack L. Warner >>
Also released in 1944

See All 1944 films >>
More "Romance (Drama)" films

See All "Romance (Drama)" films >>