Now, voyager
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Nervous spinster Charlotte Vale is stunted from growing up under the heel of her puritanical Boston Brahmin mother and remains convinced of her own unworthiness until a kindly psychiatrist gives her the confidence to venture out into the world on a South American cruise. Onboard, she finds her footing with the help of an unhappily married man. Their thwarted love affair may help Charlotte break free of her mother's grip, but will she find fulfillment as well as independence?

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The Criterion collection
The Criterion collection ; 1004
Identity (Psychology) -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Mothers and daughters -- Drama.
Self-acceptance -- Drama.
Single women -- Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:
Alexander, Katharine, 1898-1981, actor.
Chase, Ilka, 1905-1978, actor.
Cooper, Gladys, 1888-1971, actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Davis, Bette, 1908-1989, actor.
First National Pictures, Inc., production company.
Granville, Bonita, 1923-1988, actor.
Haas, Robert, 1889-1962, art director.
Henreid, Paul, actor.
Loder, John, 1898-1988, actor.
Low, Warren, 1905-1989, editor of moving image work.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Prouty, Olive Higgins, 1882-1974. Now, voyager.
Orry-Kelly, 1897-1964, costume designer.
Pangborn, Franklyn, 1889-1958, actor.
Patrick, Lee, 1901-1982, actor.
Polito, Sol, 1892-1960, director of photography.
Rains, Claude, 1889-1967, actor.
Rapper, Irving, 1898-1999, film director.
Rennie, James, 1890-1965, actor.
Robinson, Casey, screenwriter.
Steiner, Max, 1888-1971, composer (expression)
Wallis, Hal B., 1899-1986, film producer.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967), production company.
Wickes, Mary, 1910-1995, actor.
Blu-ray special edition.
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
video file
region A
auditory captions
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Container of (work): Now, voyager (Motion picture)
Title and credits from screen.
From the novel by Olive Higgins Prouty.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1942.
Aspect ratio 1.37:1.
Special features: Episode of The Dick Cavett Show from 1971 with actor Bette Davis; interview with Paul Henreid from 1980; selected-scene commentary on the film's score by professor Jeff Smith; new interview with film critic Farran Smith Nehme on the making of the film; new interview with costume historian Larry McQueen; two radio adaptations from 1943 and 1946; essay by scholar Patricia White and a 1937 reflection on acting by Davis.
Director of photography, Sol Polito ; film editor, Warren Low ; art director, Robert Haas ; set decorations by Fred M. MacLean ; gowns by Orry-Kelly ; orchestral arrangements, Hugo Friedhofer ; musical director, Leo F. Forbstein ; music by Max Steiner.
Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Gladys Cooper, Bonita Granville, John Loder, Ilka Chase, Lee Patrick, Franklin Pangborn, Katherine Alexander, James Rennie, Mary Wickes..
Blu-ray; region A; 1.37:1 aspect ratio; monaural; requires Blu-ray player.
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
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