Hearts Divided

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Hearts Divided
movie poster
Directed byFrank Borzage
Produced byFrank Borzage
Marion Davies (uncredited)
Written byLaird Doyle
Casey Robinson
Based onGlorious Betsy
1908 play
by Rida Johnson Young
StarringMarion Davies
Dick Powell
Music byErich Wolfgang Korngold[1]
CinematographyGeorge J. Folsey
Edited byWilliam Holmes
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
June 20, 1936 (1936-06-20)
Running time
76 minutes
CountryUnited States
Dick Powell as Jérôme Bonaparte

Hearts Divided is a 1936 American musical film about the real-life marriage between American Elizabeth 'Betsy' Patterson and Jérôme Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon. It starred Marion Davies and Dick Powell as the couple. The film was a remake of the 1928 Glorious Betsy, which was in turn based on the play Glorious Betsy by Rida Johnson Young.

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  • "My Kingdom For A Kiss (Pour Un Baiser)" - music by Harry Warren, lyrics by Al Dubin
  • "Two Hearts Divided (Deux Coeurs Navrés)" - music by Harry Warren, lyrics by Al Dubin
  • "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen"
  • "Rise Up Children and Shine" (cut from final release)


  1. ^ TCM

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