Academy Award Theater was a CBS radio anthology series which presented 30-minute adaptations of plays, novels or films.
Jezebel, starring Bette Davis, Anne Revere, and Fay Bainter, was the first episode of this incredible series.
In one of her most renowned roles, Bette Davis portrays Julie Marsden, a spoiled Southern belle who risks losing her suitor with her impetuous behavior. Engaged to successful banker Preston Dillard, Julie pushes him away with her arrogant and contrary ways, leading to a scandalous scene at a major social event and his subsequent departure. When Preston eventually returns and Julie attempts to win him back, she discovers that it may be too late.