This film helped to solidify Bette Davis as a leading lady in Hollywood. It also paired her with Henry Fonda and George Brent, a favorite collaborator of hers.
This movie was the last of the four films that would feature the husband and wife duo of Bogart and Bacall. It’s also a film noir classic.
Howard Hughes was a billionaire, a genius, and an eccentric recluse. This one tells some of that story.
“The trouble about being on the side of right, as one sees it, is that one often finds oneself in the company of such very questionable allies.” – Felix Aylmer as Mr. Fowler
” I’m old now and I want to remember what was there for me once and what is there for me now.” Jane Fonda as Lillian Hellman
My complete list of Oscar predictions, winners, and other thoughts.
“I know how comfortable it is to curl up with a nice, fat book full of big words and think you’re going to solve all the problems in the universe. But you’re not, you know. A bit of action is required every now and then.” – Teresa Wright as Carol Beldon
“…there’s something on everybody. Man is conceived in sin and born in corruption.” – Broderick Crawford as Willie Stark