Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Fay Bainter)
National Film RegistryAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Cinematography (Ernest Haller)
Academy Award for Best Picture
Academy Award for Best Score, Adaptation or Treatment (Max Steiner)Award details: (details at IMDb)
Jezebel is a 1938 American romantic drama film released and directed by William Wyler. It stars Bette Davis and Henry Fonda, supported by George Brent, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Crisp, Richard Cromwell, and Fay Bainter. The film was adapted by Clements Ripley, Abem Finkel, John Huston and Robert Buckner, from the play by Owen Davis, Sr. The picture tells the story of a headstrong young Southern woman during the Antebellum period whose actions cost her the man she loves.