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BETTE DAVIS "OF HUMAN BONDAGE" 3/10 REMASTERED

The 1934 RKO Radio Pictures adaptation of W. Somerset Maughams Of Human Bondage, directed by John Cromwell and starring Leslie Howard in the leading role, is a part of Hollywood history because it afforded Bette Davis the opportunity to establish her superiority as an actress and star and yet subsequently failed to earn her an Academy Award nomination despite thunderous critical acclaim and commercial success. The saga that ensued—the battle to be cast, Jack Warners discouragement of her nomination, the allowance of write-in ballots, her failure to subsequently win—would end in Miss Davis receiving an Academy Award for Best Actress for Dangerous, an honor which she considered a very obvious consolation prize for the Academys failure to recognize her work in Of Human Bondage. Amidst such a scandalous turn of events, it becomes easier to overlook what an incredible performance was at the root of such controversy. And, more than 75 years later, Mildred remains one of Bette Daviss most vivid and brilliant film characterizations. For years this film has been widely available but in low-quality public domain versions that rarely look any better than a second-generation VHS tape. However, in 1999 a DVD of the film was released in a beautifully restored and remastered version by an independent entertainment company that was trying its hand at early talkies on DVD after having great success with European horror films in the laserdisc market. Much to the chagrin of film fans ...

Bette, Davis, Bette Davis, Of Human Bondage, RKO, RKO Radio Pictures, Leslie Howard, 1934, Old Hollywood, talkie, 1930s, British, Somerset Maugham, Mildred, John Cromwell

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