The Great Lie (1941)

Director
Edmund Goulding

Main cast
Bette Davis; George Brent; Mary Astor; Lucile Watson; Hattie McDaniel

Genres
Action, Drama, Romance

Description
Sandra and Pete elope but their marriage is invalid since she's not yet divorced. Sandra is, however, pregnant by Pete. Pete marries his former fiancée Maggie, then flies to South America where his plane crashes. Maggie pays Sandra to let her adopt Pete's baby. Pete returns "from the dead". Sandra and Maggie contend for Pete and the baby.


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