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Mildred Pierce

Mildred Pierce(1945)

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Brief Synopsis

A woman turns herself into a business tycoon to win her selfish daughter a place in society.

Cast & Crew

Michael Curtiz Director
Joan Crawford Mildred Pierce
Jack Carson Wally Fay
Zachary Scott Monte Beragon
Eve Arden Ida Corwin
Ann Blyth Veda Pierce
Bruce Bennett Bert Pierce
Lee Patrick Mrs. Maggie Biederhof
Moroni Olsen Inspector Peterson
Veda Ann Borg Miriam Ellis
Jo Ann Marlowe Kay Pierce
George Tobias Mr. Chris
Barbara Brown Mrs. Forrester

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 28 Sep 1945
Release Date:  1945 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  109 or 113 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,960    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Mildred Pierce -- a strikingly modern film

    Richard Sipan 2016-10-18

    I am no feminist. The Women's Liberation movement of the 70's occurred when I was between 10 and 20, so I was aware of it, but not particularly... MORE>

  • A great film, with noir overtones!

    filmguy24 2016-08-21

    Under the superb direction of Michael Curtiz, Joan Crawford, Ann Blyth, Jack Carson, Eve Arden -and indeed everyone else- give superb performances. The... MORE>

  • Crawford's Comeback Role Rocks

    Candace 2016-05-06

    Things get a bit schmaltzy at times, but Joan owns it beginning to end. The part was just perfect for her, so I can see why she fought to get it. The... MORE>