- Original title
- Running time
- 141 min.
- United States
Sheridan Gibney (Novel: Hervey Allen)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Tony Gaudio (B&W)
Fredric March, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Woods, Anita Louise, Edmund Gwenn, Claude Rains, Louis Hayward, Gale Sondergaard, Steffi Duna, Akim Tamiroff, Ralph Morgan, Fritz Leiber, Luis Alberni, Billy Mauch, Henry O'Neill, Rollo Lloyd
Adventure. Drama. Romance | 19th Century
- Synopsis / Plot
- In late 18th century Italy, a beautiful young woman finds herself married to a rich but cruel older man. However, she is in love with another, younger man. When the husband finds out, he kills the lover in a swordfight, and takes his wife on a long trip throughout Europe. Months later, she dies giving birth to a son. The husband leaves the child at a convent, where he is raised until the age of 10; then he is apprenticed to a local merchant, who gives him the name "Anthony Adverse" because of the adversity in his life. But his adversity has only begun, as fate takes him to Cuba, Africa, and Paris.
: 4 Academy Awards: Supporting Actress (Sondergaard), Cinematography, Editing, OST. 7 Nominations
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