The Cabin in the Cotton

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The Cabin in the Cotton ★★½ 1932

Davis stars as a rich, ruthless Southern belle in this dated melodrama about sharecroppers. Barthelmess is cast as a poor sharecropper who is almost brought to ruin when he falls for the sexy Southern vamp. Contains Davis's most famous line, “Ah'd love t'kiss you, but ah jes washed mah hair.” 77m/B VHS . Bette Davis, Richard Barthelmess, Dorothy Jordan, Henry B. Walthall, Tully Marshall; D: Michael Curtiz; W: Paul Green.