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Lady with Red Hair (30-Nov-1940)

Director: Curtis Bernhardt

Writers: Charles Kenyon; Milton Krims

From story: Portrait of a Lady with Red Hair by N. Brewster Morse and Norbert Faulkner

Based on a book: Portrait of a Lady with Red Hair by Mrs. Leslie Carter (memoir)

Music by: Heinz Roemheld

Keywords: Drama, Biography

Chicago socialite Mrs. Leslie Carter undergoes an ugly divorce; with her prospects poor and unable to find employment, producer David Belasco transforms her into a stage star of international renown. Well-acted though tending to the melodramatic. Based on a memoir published 1927 in Liberty magazine.

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Selmer Jackson
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Victor Jory
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Fritz Leiber
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John Litel
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Claude Rains
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Miriam Hopkins   ...   Caroline Carter
Claude Rains   ...   David Belasco
Richard Ainley   ...   Lou Payne
Laura Hope Crews   ...   Mrs. Dudley
Helen Westley   ...   Mrs. Frazier
John Litel   ...   Charles Bryant
Mona Barrie   ...   Mrs. Brooks
Victor Jory   ...   Mr. Clifton
Cecil Kellaway   ...   Mr. Chapman
Fritz Leiber   ...   Mr. Foster
Johnnie Russell   ...   Dudley Carter
Selmer Jackson   ...   Henry DeMille


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