Dark Victory (1939)

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A young socialite is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, and must decide whether or not she'll meet her final days with dignity.


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  • Bette Davis and Humphrey Bogart in "Dark Victory," 1939 Warner Bros.
  • Humphrey Bogart and Bette Davis in Dark Victory (1939)
  • Bette Davis and George Brent in Dark Victory (1939)
  • Bette Davis and George Brent in Dark Victory (1939)

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22 December 2007 | whpratt1
8
| Great Dramatic Film
This is definitely a tear-jerker involving a young socialite Judith Traherne, (Betty Davis) who is full of life and an only child who gets her own way all the time, but is well liked by everyone. Judith loves horses and enjoys riding them and performing with them in various horse shows. The trainer of these horses is Michael O'Leary, (Humphrey Bogart) who loves his work and likes Judith because of her love for animals. One day Judith is riding her horse and her vision becomes blurred and she sees double and falls off the horse. It seems Judy is having bad headaches but does not mention it to anyone and her own doctor refers her to a Dr. Frederick Steele, (George Brent) who is a brain surgeon. Ronald Reagan appears in this film as a playboy drunk who is always drinking. Great performance by all the actors, but bring the tissue box, you will need it.

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