Jezebel

"Good"

Jezebel Review


Jezebel's southern Civil War-era setting and its brazen female lead make it seem a lot like Gone With the Wind, but this Bette Davis Best Actress-winner can't hold a candle to the successor which would arrive the following year. Davis is the draw here, playing a bachelorette who no one seems to be able to control -- and she of course is keen to keep it that way. The histrionics come across as quaint today, and even Davis's performance can't hold the film up all by its lonesome.


Jezebel

Facts and Figures

Run time: 104 mins

In Theaters: Saturday 26th March 1938

Distributed by: MGM Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Warner Bros.

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Fresh: 14 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 7.7 / 10

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Starring: as Julie Marsden, as Preston Dillard, as Buck Cantrell, as Amy Bradford Dillard, as Dr. Livingstone, as Aunt Belle Massey, Richard Cromwell as Ted Dillard, Henry O'Neill as General Theopholus Bogardus, as Mrs. Kendrick, John Litel as Jean La Cour, as Huger, Theresa Harris as Zette, Janet Shaw as Molly Allen, Margaret Early as Stephanie Kendrick, Lou Payton as Uncle Cato, Mary Field as Woman at the Olympus Ball (uncredited)

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