Dark Victory (1939)

This Bette Davis drama is the third film in the library's January series "1939: Hollywood's Golden Year." Hosted by Charity Grella. DARK VICTORY (based on the play by George Brewer and Bertram Bloch) - hosted by Charity Grella. A swinging socialite lives the fast life of booze, smokes, and--with the help of her Irish stableman--raising thoroughbred horses. When a brain tumor starts giving her headaches and eroding her vision, she falls in love with her surgeon, who grows more determined than ever to cure her. Starring Bette Davis, George Brent, Humphrey Bogart and Geraldine Fitzgerald. Directed by Edmund Goulding. (1939 / b&w / 104 min.)

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