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The Little Foxes

1941

Cast: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright
Director: William Wyler
Writer: Lillian Hellman
Cinematographer: Gregg Toland
Editor: Daniel Mandell
Production Designers: Stephen Goossón
Production Company: Samuel Goldwyn Productions, Inc.

In order to secure the services of Bette Davis from Warner Bros. for THE LITTLE FOXES (1941), Samuel Goldwyn offered to trade Gary Cooper, who was under contract to the producer, for a one-picture deal. Warner Bros. accepted the offer and cast Cooper in SERGEANT YORK (1941). This was Davis's only loan-out from Warner Bros. until the expiration of her contract in 1949. Davis strongly disagreed with director William Wyler over the interpretation of the character of “Regina”… Learn more at the AFI Catalog

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