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51 Ratings

The Great Lie

Directed by Edmund Goulding
United States, 1941


After a newlywed’s husband apparently dies in a plane crash, she discovers that her rival for his affections is now pregnant with his child.

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The Great Lie Directed by Edmund Goulding

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1942 | Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Critics reviews

I was thrilled to discover that [Mary Astor] was amazing at playing a poisonously vile woman. She is a joy to detest.
December 28, 2018
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