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

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Fanny Trellis Skeffington: A woman's beautiful only when she is loved.

Job Skeffington: [to Fanny, when she reprimands him for being unfaithful] You mustn't be too harsh on my secretaries. They were always very understanding when I came to the office after a hard day at home.

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!

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Bette Davis' final Oscar-nominated performance while under contract with Warner Brothers.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onOctober 1, 1945 with Bette Davis reprising her film role.
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.
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