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Mr. Skeffington


From a novel of the same name by "Elizabeth", the film begins in 1914, with [[Performer~P17295~Bette Davis~bettedavis]] cast as vain, flighty society woman Fanny Trellis. Informed by Jewish-American financier Job Skeffington ([[Performer~P58546~Claude Rains~clauderains]]) that her brother Trippy ([[Performer~P74718~Richard Waring~richardwaring]]) has stolen money to pay his gambling debts, Fanny marries Job, securing his promise that he won't prosecute her thieving sibling. Angered by Fanny's agreeing to...more