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Club-footed medical school student Philip Carey falls in love with cynical waitress Mildred Rogers. She rejects him and runs off with a salesman, later returning pregnant and unmarried. Philip takes her in, though "happily ever after" is not to be.

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Directed by

John Cromwell

Written by

W. Somerset Maugham (Novel)
Lester Cohen (Screenplay)

Runtime

83 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The Love That Lifted a Man to Paradise......and Hurled Him Back to Earth Again

Cast

Keywords

destruction doctor waitress baby inheritance unrequited love medical school self-destruction pre-code unwed mother tuberculosis jilted woman mistreatment meltdown aspiring artist spurned man club foot destitution vitriol savings bonds

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role Bette Davis