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Now, Voyager (Snap case)
Now Voyager
Snap case
Actors: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Gladys Cooper, Bonita Granville
Director: Irving Rapper
Genres: Drama
NR     2001     1hr 57min

In this 1942 melodrama, founded on the novel by Olivia Higgins Prouty (who also wrote the novel on which Stella Dallas was based), Bette Davis stars as Charlotte Vale, a dowdy, repressed woman who, overwhelmed by her domin...  more »


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Actors: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Gladys Cooper, Bonita Granville
Director: Irving Rapper
Creators: Sol Polito, Warren Low, Hal B. Wallis, Casey Robinson, Olive Higgins Prouty
Genres: Drama
Sub-Genres: Love & Romance, Classics
Studio: Turner Home Ent
Format: DVD - Black and White,Full Screen - Closed-captioned,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 11/06/2001
Original Release Date: 10/22/1942
Theatrical Release Date: 10/22/1942
Release Year: 2001
Run Time: 1hr 57min
Screens: Black and White,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese

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Member Movie Reviews

Katcha S. (Katcha) from FORT JONES, CA
Reviewed on 9/12/2019...
This is one of those classics that I had not seen before. Can't say I adored the story, but as usual Bette Davis was excellent in her acting. Costume and makeup deserve some credit in helping to portray the change from frump to attractive but Ms. Davis's characterizations were very good too. The story is quite in line with those times and would be very different if this was done today.

Movie Reviews

Oh, Jerry!
Kona | Emerald City | 02/07/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Charlotte Vale (Bette Davis) is a dowdy spinster who has been driven to a nervous breakdown by her tyrannical mother. She enters a sanitarium and emerges an attractive and confident woman, ready to experience life on her own terms. On a cruise, she meets Jerry (Paul Henried), a married man; he's charming and romantic and they fall in love.

This is a great movie. Charlotte's physical and emotional transformation and her Grand Passion are the stuff that make many female hearts race, including mine. Davis gives a powerful, intelligent performance and was justly nominated for an Oscar. Leading men didn't come any smoother than Henried and he pulls off the now-silly double-cigarette act with absolute aplomb, making his flawed character seem almost heroic. Max Steiner's heart-tugging score won an Academy Award.

The movie is pure escapist delight with beautiful people, gorgeous clothes, exotic locations, and, of course, Love. A true classic romance that makes me swoon. Highly recommended."
Excellent Davis but nothing package
Douglas M | 02/04/2010
(3 out of 5 stars)

"It is surprising that this famous film, one of the best in the legacy of the great Bette Davis, has been issued on DVD in such a basic package. All the superlatives apply to Davis as the repressed Boston spinster, Paul Henried as her lover, Gladys Cooper as her autocratic mother and Claude Rains as her psychiatrist. The film is a superb Warner's production. Davis was vigilant on the set, directing the traffic with director Irving Rapper and ensuring that it was quality all the way. A minor criticism is that the transitions are often clumsy and sudden, causing a jarring shift in moods.

While the print of the film presented here is perfect, it is disappointing that the only extra is the original trailer. Surely an expert commentary was warranted, particularly when they were made available on many lesser Davis vehicles. At least the DVD can be purchased sometimes at a bargain price."