PG certificateThe Great Lie is a Film programme that first aired in 1941 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Great Lie is a 4 star programme


The Great Lie (1941)

Directed by
Edmund Goulding

Mary Astor won an Oscar for her portrayal of a bitchy concert pianist who becomes one side of a romantic triangle in this fine melodrama. Bette Davis plays the other victim of a reckless playboy's actions.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1941

4/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Black and White


Bette Davis...Maggie Patterson Van Allen
George Brent...Peter 'Pete' Van Allen
Mary Astor...Sandra Kovack
Lucile Watson...Aunt Ada Greenfield
Hattie McDaniel...Violet
Grant Mitchell...Joshua 'Josh' Mason
Jerome Cowan...Jock H. Thompson
Charles Trowbridge...Sen. Ted Greenfield
Thurston Hall...Oscar Worthington 'Worthy' James
Russell Hicks...Col. Harrison
Virginia Brissac...Sadie Arizona Housekeeper
J. Farrell MacDonald...Dr. Ferguson
Addison Richards...Mr. Talbot
Sam McDaniel...Jefferson Washington