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Housewife

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Reviews 11% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings Nan Reynolds (Ann Dvorak) scrimps and saves to maintain her family on the tiny wages of her husband, William (George Brent), an under-appreciated worker at an advertising agency. When the couple's old friend Patricia (Bette Davis) is hired as a highly paid copywriter at the same company, Nan spurs her husband to start his own business. He does so, and eventually hires Patricia, with whom he begins a long-simmering affair. Nan, who has a suitor of her own, considers divorce. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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Steve D Why use Davis for this thankless mess. Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 03/04/24 Full Review Audience Member A pre-stardom Bette Davis struggles mightily as the "other woman" in this rather obvious divorce court drama from Warner Bros. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Nan Reynolds (Ann Dvorak) scrimps and saves to maintain her family on the tiny wages of her husband, William (George Brent), an under-appreciated worker at an advertising agency. When the couple's old friend Patricia (Bette Davis) is hired as a highly paid copywriter at the same company, Nan spurs her husband to start his own business. He does so, and eventually hires Patricia, with whom he begins a long-simmering affair. Nan, who has a suitor of her own, considers divorce.
Director
Alfred E. Green
Producer
Jack L. Warner
Production Co
Warner Bros.
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Jun 28, 2016
Runtime
1h 10m
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