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All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

141 min - Drama, Romance - 13 July 1940
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When lovely and virtuous governess Henriette Deluzy comes to educate the children of the debonair Duc de Praslin, a royal subject to King Louis-Philippe and the husband of the volatile and obsessive Duchesse de Praslin, she instantly incurs the wrath of her mistress, who is insanely jealous of anyone who comes near her estranged husband. Though she saves the duchess's little son from a near-death illness and warms herself to all the children, she is nevertheless dismissed by the vengeful duchess. Meanwhile, the attraction between the duke and Henriette continues to grow, eventually leading to tragedy.

Director:  Anatole Litvak
Writers:  Rachel Field
Stars:  Bette Davis, Charles Boyer, Jeffrey Lynn, Barbara O'Neil, Virginia Weidler, Helen Westley, Walter Hampden, Henry Daniell, Harry Davenport, George Coulouris, Montagu Love, Janet Beecher, June Lockhart, Ann Todd, Richard Nichols, Fritz Leiber, Ian Keith, Sibyl Harris, Edward Fielding, Mary Anderson, Ann Gillis, Peggy Stewart, Victor Kilian, Madge Crane, Maurice Costello, Marilyn Knowlden, Natalie Moorhead, Frank Reicher, Egon Brecher, Doris Brent, Carmen Bretta, Virginia Brissac, Georgia Caine, Glen Cavender, Cora Sue Collins, Claire Du Brey, Gloria Fisher, Mary Forbes, Brenda Fowler, Betty Jane Graham, Betty Jean Hainey, Creighton Hale, Leyland Hodgson, Anne Howard, Vera Lewis, Eric Mayne, Susanne Ransom, Christian Rub, Ellinor Vanderveer, Jeanne Wells, Lottie Williams

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When lovely and virtuous governess Henriette Deluzy comes to educate the children of the debonair Duc de Praslin, a royal subject to King Louis-Philippe and the husband of the volatile and obsessive Duchesse de Praslin, she instantly incurs the wrath of her mistress, who is insanely jealous of anyone who comes near her estranged husband. Though she saves the duchess's little son from a near-death illness and warms herself to all the children, she is nevertheless dismissed by the vengeful duchess. Meanwhile, the attraction between the duke and Henriette continues to grow, eventually leading to tragedy.



Tagline: When Mademoiselle Deluzy-Desportes starts teaching at a girls school, she is confronted with tales and gossip about her, which have become common knowledge among her students. Provoked by her students, she decides to tell them her life story.

Genres: Drama, Romance

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Language:  English, French
Release Date:  13 July 1940

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Warner Bros.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 21 min

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