3 Leading Ladies of the Silver Screen: Volume 2

  |  Buy to Own: 01/11/2004
  |  226 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Triple-bill of classic Hollywood films. Adapted from the celebrated novel by W. Somerset Maugham, 'Of Human Bondage' (1934) stars Leslie Howard as a disillusioned medical student trying to extricate himself from a destructive relationship with Mildred (Bette Davis), a working-class waitress he considers beneath him. Screwball comedy 'Behave Yourself' (1951) features Shelley Winters as a newly-married wife who adopts a stray dog, only to find that the dog is being used by an underworld gang as a courier and that the gang want him back. 'Home Town Story' (1951) features an early appearance from Marilyn Monroe, in a story about a journalist investigating big business in his old home town.