The New Pictures, Nov. 22, 1943

Old Acquaintance (Warner) is another of those psychological joy rides for the talents of Bette Davis. But this time Miss Davis leaves the abnormal psychology to Miriam Hopkins and portrays a novelist who never gets around to marrying. She writes well but unprofitably. Her friend (Miriam Hopkins) is a mental charlotte russe who, out of subconscious jealousy of Novelist Davis, froths out a shelfload of bestsellers. As Author Hopkins' royalties soar, her husband (John Loder) sinks more & more to the status of a cute trick to have around the house. He falls...

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