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Now, Voyager

1942

Cast: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains
Director: Irving Rapper
Writer: Casey Robinson
Cinematographer: Sol Polito
Editor: Warren Low
Production Designers: Robert Haas
Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.

The title of Olive Higgins Prouty’s novel upon which NOW, VOYAGER (1942) is based comes from Walt Whitman’s poem “The Untold Want,” published in his collection Leaves of Grass (1855). AFI Life Achievement Award recipient Bette Davis was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar®, but Norma Shearer and Irene Dunne were initially considered for the role… Learn more at the AFI Catalog

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