Directed by William Wyler. With Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent, Margaret Lindsay. A haughty headstrong Southern Belle in Antebellum Louisiana loses her fiance due to her stubborn vanity and pride and vows to get him back.
Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge and predictable complications result. Such a great movie.
The Old Maid, Miriam Hopkins, Bette Davis, George Brent, 1939
Jezebel -- directed by William Wyler. Starring Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, and George Bent. Bette was in love with the director. You can tell in her closeups, because he was standing in for Fonda, who was out due to the birth of his daughter Jane.