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The Great Lie

The Great Lie(1941)

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Brief Synopsis

Believing her husband to be dead, a flyer's wife bargains with his former love to adopt the woman's baby.

Cast & Crew

Bette Davis Maggie [Patterson]
George Brent Pete [Van Allen]
Mary Astor Sandra [Kovak]
Lucile Watson Aunt Ada
Grant Mitchell Joshua Mason
Jerome Cowan Jock Thompson
Charles Trowbridge Senator Greenfield
Thurston Hall Worthington James
Russell Hicks Colonel Harrison
J. Farrell MacDonald Dr. Ferguson
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1941 Production Date:  Karl*; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  102 or 110 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,678    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • Great Lie = Great Fun

    Movie Lady 2019-11-19

    Ok, so the plot is rather far fetched, although DNA has shown that there are more "Great Lies" in more families than we ever knew. The fun of... MORE>

  • Oh, Those Soap Opera Memories.....

    tom chelsey 2019-11-18

    It's the kind of stuff you either like or you don't, but you have to admit it's a story that takes you for one helluva a ride through... MORE>

  • Over The Top

    Larry 2019-08-27

    There are excellent actors and actresses in this film, but that does not make it a good movie. The plot is over the top; it's just not a believable... MORE>