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The Actress

The Actress(1953)

Also Known As: Fame and Fortune | Father and the Actress | Years Ago |

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Brief Synopsis

True story of Ruth Gordon''''s early struggles on the road to stage stardom.

Cast & Crew

George Cukor Director
Spencer Tracy Clinton Jones
Jean Simmons Ruth Gordon Jones
Teresa Wright Annie Jones
Anthony Perkins Fred Whitmarsh
Ian Wolfe Mr. Bagley
Kay Williams Hazel Dawn
Erville Alderson Mike McGrath
Erwin Volze Mr. Donough
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  EBX; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  89-90 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,118    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • Tracy at his best!

    RedRain 2015-09-02

    The script is a bit wordy in this film but is saved by Spencer Tracy who is just superb as the Father to Jean Simmons. I also want to point to Teresa... MORE>

  • Excellent

    Cyril Murray 2012-02-21

    I loved every moment of that movie. I'm wondering if anyone knows the title of the Piano Piece that played in that movie. MORE>

  • The ACTRESS

    Jane 2011-07-15

    I just recently saw this movie for the first time and I love it! I have it on demand on our cable and watch it a lot. Love old movies and this one has... MORE>