The Old Maid
The Old Maid ★★★ 1939
After her beau is killed in the Civil War, a woman allows her cousin to raise her illegitimate daughter, and therein begins a years-long struggle over the girl's affections. High grade soaper based on Zoe Adkin's stage adaptation of Edith Wharton's novel. 96m/B VHS . Bette Davis, Miriam Hopkins, George Brent, Donald Crisp, Jane Bryan, Louise Fazenda, Henry Stephenson; D: Edmund Goulding; C: Gaetano Antonio “Tony” Gaudio; M: Max Steiner.