The Constant Nymph (1943)

The Constant Nymph


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Warner Bros.' The Constant Nymph was the third filmization of Margaret Dean's 1924 novel; the first two were filmed in Britain in 1928 and 1933 by producer Michael Balcon. The plot was substantially the same in all three versions: A self-centered European musician (Charles Boyer) is idolized by a young Belgian girl (Joan Fontaine) with a serious heart condition. Though he is fond of the girl, the composer opts for a wealthy marriage to her socialite cousin (Alexis Smith)--and lives to regret the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Classics
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Written By: Kathryn Scola, Margaret Kennedy, Basil Dean
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as Tessa Sanger

as Lewis Dodd

as Florence Creighton

as Kate Sanger

as Charles Creighton

as Toni Sanger

as Lady Longborough

as Fritz Bercovy

as Paula Sanger

as Albert Sanger

as Miss Hamilton

as Dr. Renee

as Firil Trigorin

as Georges

as Concert Soloist
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Critic Reviews for The Constant Nymph

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

This Hollywood romantic drama is star Joan Fontaine's favorite of all her films.

Full Review… | June 30, 2014
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The Constant Nymph's most telling moments slip by rather than announce themselves.

Full Review… | October 14, 2011
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Joan Fontaine received her third and last Oscar nomination for this romantic melodrama, well played by Charles Boyer.

Full Review… | June 10, 2011

Audience Reviews for The Constant Nymph

Very good. I hadn't seen a Peter Lorre film in awhile and although he is the supporting role here, he makes it a better one. Interesting interplay between Boyer and the two cousins...each seeking his heart. What decision will he make?

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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