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The Great Lie (1941)

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108 min | Drama

After a newlywed's husband apparently dies in a plane crash, she discovers that her rival for his affections is now pregnant with his child.
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Lenore J. Coffee (screen play) (as Lenore Coffee) | Polan Banks (from a novel by)
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$ 689,000
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Release date
Apr 12, 1941 (United States)

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Bette Davis
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George Brent
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Mary Astor
Sandra Kovak Sandra Kovak   See fewer
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Lucile Watson
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Grant Mitchell
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Jerome Cowan
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Charles Trowbridge
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Thurston Hall
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Russell Hicks
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J. Farrell MacDonald
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Addison Richards
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Sam McDaniel
Jefferson Jefferson   See fewer
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Olin Howland
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Georgia Caine
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Marguerite Chapman
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Richard Clayton
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Faye Emerson
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Billy Eugene Ferris
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George Ford
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Sam Harris
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Doris Lloyd
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Timony Tennyson
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7.3 / 10 | 2,947 votes