W  to a famous theatre role when it is reinterpreted by an actor for the screen has long been the subject of debate. Knowing that Bette Davis has recreated more famous Broadway characterizations for the camera than any other member of her craft (Dark Victory, The Old Maid, The Man Who Came to Dinner, Watch on the Rhine, The Corn Is Green, The Little Foxes, Deception) I went to her for the answer.