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Category: Drama, RomanceNotable as: Black-and-whiteSub-Category: Black-and-white, Romance Film, DramaNarrative location: New OrleansRuntime: 103 - 104 minutesColor: black-and-white filmLanguage: English, FrenchCountry: United StatesDirector: William WylerScreenwriter: John Huston, Abem Finkel, Owen DavisMusic: Max SteinerCinematography: Ernest HallerStars: Bette Davis, Henry Fonda, George Brent, Margaret Lindsay, Donald Crisp, Fay Bainter, Henry O'Neill, Spring Byington, Irving Pichel, Georges Renavent Producer: Hal B. Wallis, William WylerAwards won: Academy Award for Best Actress (Bette Davis)
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Fay Bainter)
National Film Registry
Award 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.

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