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Jezebel [Blu-ray] 1938 While movie fans were abuzz over who might play Scarlett OHara in the upcoming Gone with the Wind, Bette Davis got another Southern-belle role and gave a fiery performance that won the 1938 Best Actress Academy Award. Davis plays Julie, a New Orleans beauty whose constant attempts to goad fianc Pres Dillard (Henry Fonda) to jealousy backfire. Angry and disgraced, Pres breaks their engagement and leaves town. Julie endures a year of remorse until Pres comes home married. Then her vengeance explodes. Jezebel is also noted for it's sumptuous sets and costumes, Fay Bainters Oscar-winning* performance and William Wylers vivid direction, highlighted by a horrifying re-creation of a yellow fever epidemic. But the films greatest strength is Davis, whose titanic talent has never been better displayed than in Jezebel. Bette Davis; Henry Fonda; George Brent; Margaret Lindsay; Donald Crisp; Fay Bainter; Richard Cromwell; Henry O'Neill; Spring Byington; John Litel Drama; Romance
Jezebel [Blu-ray] 1938 While movie fans were abuzz over who might play Scarlett OHara in the upcoming Gone with the Wind, Bette Davis got another Southern-belle role and gave a fiery performance that won the 1938 Best Actress Academy Award. Davis plays Julie, a New Orleans beauty whose constant attempts to goad fianc Pres Dillard (Henry Fonda) to jealousy backfire. Angry and disgraced, Pres breaks their engagement and leaves town. Julie endures a year of remorse until Pres comes home married. Then her vengeance explodes. Jezebel is also noted for it's sumptuous sets and costumes, Fay Bainters Oscar-winning* performance and William Wylers vivid direction, highlighted by a horrifying re-creation of a yellow fever epidemic. But the films greatest strength is Davis, whose titanic talent has never been better displayed than in Jezebel. Bette Davis; Henry Fonda; George Brent; Margaret Lindsay; Donald Crisp; Fay Bainter; Richard Cromwell; Henry O'Neill; Spring Byington; John Litel Drama; Romance
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Jezebel (1938) - Jezebel

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Format: Blu-Ray
Label: WARA
Rel. Date: 08/27/2019
UPC: 883929692477

Jezebel
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Jezebel [Blu-ray] 1938 While movie fans were abuzz over who might play Scarlett OHara in the upcoming Gone with the Wind, Bette Davis got another Southern-belle role and gave a fiery performance that won the 1938 Best Actress Academy Award. Davis plays Julie, a New Orleans beauty whose constant attempts to goad fianc Pres Dillard (Henry Fonda) to jealousy backfire. Angry and disgraced, Pres breaks their engagement and leaves town. Julie endures a year of remorse until Pres comes home married. Then her vengeance explodes. Jezebel is also noted for it's sumptuous sets and costumes, Fay Bainters Oscar-winning* performance and William Wylers vivid direction, highlighted by a horrifying re-creation of a yellow fever epidemic. But the films greatest strength is Davis, whose titanic talent has never been better displayed than in Jezebel. Bette Davis; Henry Fonda; George Brent; Margaret Lindsay; Donald Crisp; Fay Bainter; Richard Cromwell; Henry O'Neill; Spring Byington; John Litel Drama; Romance
        
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