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The Helen Morgan Story

The Helen Morgan Story(1957)

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Brief Synopsis

A singer rises from sordid beginnings to fame and fortune... only to lose it all.

Cast & Crew

Michael Curtiz Director
Ann Blyth Helen Morgan
Paul Newman Larry Maddux
Richard Carlson Russell Wade
Gene Evans Whitey Krause
Alan King Ben Weaver
Cara Williams Dolly Evans
Ed Platt Johnny Haggerty
Warren Douglas Mark Hellinger
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 2 Oct 1957
Release Date:  1957 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
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Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  117-118 or 127 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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    el debbo 2016-06-24

    I remember seeing this on TV when I was about 8. I wondered why the woman hurt herself with booze and pills, because he (Newman) was a louse. I wondered... MORE>

  • Sorry...

    RedRain 2016-04-21

    Dreadful and very much filled with dramatic license, as the real Helen Morgan's story wasn't anywhere near this telling of it. Ann Blyth is... MORE>

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    kevin sellers 2016-01-28

    A movie where the liveliest, most affirmative character is a violent bootlegger. You gotta love it! The juxtaposition of Paul Newman's eternally... MORE>