Friday, June 10, 2011

Classis Radioland: "The Little Foxes" starring Bette Davis

Classic Radioland: Bette Davis in "The Little Foxes"Here our classic film buffs is our fourth installment of our classic radioland article for all you lovers of movies and radio programs. This time around we are featuring leading lady Bette Davis in the classic radio production of "The Little Foxes."

Bette Davis, Otto Kruger, Teresa Wright, Charles Dingle & Lurene Tuttle

"The Little Foxes" radio and film production are based on Lillian Hellman's play. Screen Guild Theatre's Radio Show, August 6th 1945. The motion picture was also famously starring Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, & Richard Carlson. The radio production re-teams Bette & Teresa.

This story tells about a  rutheless family being The Giddens residing in the deep south. Regina (Bette Davis) is a money hungry woman who due to her being a woman she missed out on receiving any inheritance from her wealthy parents.  Now she plans along with the rest of her family to wed her daughter to her brothers son to ensure the family's wealth. Very difficult decisions were made to ensure Regina's and her two brother's finances. Both the film and radio adaptation are very worthy of hearing/watching.

Now, turn the lights down, get something good to eat/drink and snuggle up and enjoy this great radio performance of "The Little Foxes!"

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