That Certain Woman

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That Certain Woman ★★½ 1937

Sentimental drama with Davis portraying a gangster's widow who wants to make a new life for herself. Fonda plays the rich playboy with whom she falls in love. Because of Davis' star power, she demanded that Fonda play opposite her. It seems Davis had a real life crush on him when they were both players in a stock company several years earlier. Remake of Goulding's “The Trespasser” which starred Gloria Swanson. 91m/B VHS . Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, Ian Hunter, Anita Louise, Donald Crisp, Katherine Alexander, Minor Watson; D: Edmund Goulding; W: Edmund Goulding; M: Max Steiner.