Acclaimed Academy Award-winner and Emmy-winner Bette Davis ("All About Eve," "What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?") stars in this three-hanky drama as a hedonistic socialite who is diagnosed with a fatal brain tumor and learns to value the simple things in life. Co-starring Oscar-winner Humphrey Bogart ("Casablanca," "The African Queen," "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre"), former president Ronald Reagan ("The Killers," "Knute Rockney, All American"), Oscar-nominee Geraldine Fitzgerald ("Wuthering Heights"), Oscar-nominee Henry Travers ("It's A Wonderful Life"), and George Brent ("Jezebel"). Davis' emotional performance earned her an Oscar nomination. An outstanding Hollywood production, it was nominated for Best Picture and Best Music.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Bette Davis does it her way with a tour de force performance in Dark Victory, a moving melodrama that snatches triumph from the jaws of mortality.
Bette Davis loses her sight, and we gain a classic.
Cast & Crew
- Warner Bros.
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- English (Stereo, CC)
- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.