All This, and Heaven Too


All This, and Heaven Too

Infobox Film
name = All This, and Heaven Too


image_size= 175px
caption= Original movie poster
director = Anatole Litvak
producer = David Lewis
Anatole Litvak
writer = Casey Robinson
Rachel Field (novel)
starring = Bette Davis
Charles Boyer
Barbara O'Neil
music = Max Steiner
cinematography = Ernest Haller
distributor = Warner Bros. Pictures
released = flagicon|USA 4 July 1940
runtime = 141 min.
imdb_id = 0032194|

"All This, and Heaven Too" is a 1940 drama film made by Warner Bros.-First National Pictures, produced and directed by Anatole Litvak with Hal B. Wallis as executive producer. The screenplay was adapted by Casey Robinson from the novel by Rachel Field. The music was by Max Steiner and the cinematography by Ernest Haller.

The film stars Bette Davis and Charles Boyer with Barbara O'Neil, Jeffrey Lynn, Virginia Weidler, Helen Westley, Walter Hampden, Henry Daniell, Harry Davenport, George Coulouris, Montagu Love, Janet Beecher and June Lockhart.

Plot

The film tells the story of a governess, Henriette Deluzy-Desportes (Bette Davis) who is accused of having an affair with her employer, the Duc de Praslin (Charles Boyer), and who is then accused of complicity in the murder of his wife, the Duchesse de Praslin (Barbara O'Neil).

Awards and nominations

A successful but expensive costume drama, [Glancy, H. Mark. [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m2584/is_n1_v15/ai_16922275/pg_8 "Warner Bros film grosses, 1921-51."] "Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television". March 1995.] it was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Picture; O'Neil was nominated for Best Supporting Actress; and Ernest Haller for Best Cinematography.

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