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Film: Mr Skeffington

A woman is beautiful when she's loved, and only then.

Mr. Skeffington is a 1944 film starring Bette Davis and Claude Rains, who were both nominated for Academy Awards for their roles.

Beautiful Fanny Trellis has many admirers, but she also has an extravagant, dishonest brother, Trippy. He embezzles funds from his boss, Job Skeffington. Job attempts to confront Trippy, but is instantly smitten by Fanny. In order to save Trippy's skin and facilitate a comfortable life for herself, Fanny marries Job. Job is initially devoted, but Fanny is shallow and faithless. The film follows their marriage as the years pass......

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