Some Bette Davis films are "Jezebel" and "Dangerous," for which she won Academy Awards for Best Actress. Other Davis movies are "Of Human Bondage," "All About Eve" and "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane."Continue Reading
In the 1938 movie "Jezebel," Davis co-stars with Henry Fonda to play the role of headstrong Southern belle Julie Marsden during the Antebellum period. Her impulsive behavior costs her the man she loves. The film was also nominated for Best Picture. In 2009, the Library of Congress selected the film for inclusion into the National Film Registry for its cultural, historical and esthetic significance.
In the 1935 film "Dangerous," Davis portrays an alcoholic, self-destructive actress who spurns the man who rehabilitates her health and career because she thinks she is a jinx. Her co-stars include Franchot Tone, Margaret Lindsay and John Eldredge.Learn more about Art & Literature