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Lydia - Merle Oberon, Joseph Cotten 1941
Lydia (1941) DVD (Region One - Playable in the US, Canada, Mexico, etc.) Beautiful re-mastered print Black and White approx. 95 min.
Starring: Merle Oberon, Joseph Cotten, Hans Jaray, Alan Marshal, Edna May Oliver, George Reeves Written by: Ben Hecht, Samuel Hoffenstein, André De Toth Based on the story: “Un Carnet de Bal” Produced by Alexander Korda and Directed by Julien Duvivier
Lydia MacMillan (Merle Oberon), a wealthy old woman who has never married, is invited by an old beau, Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick (Joseph Cotten), for a reunion with the men who have been in her life to reminisce about the times when they were young and courted her. In memory, each romance seemed splendid and destined for happiness, but in each case, Lydia realizes, the truth was less romantic, and ill-starred.
The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Score (Miklós Rózsa) -- Dramatic or Comedy Picture at the 14th Academy Awards.