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The Actress (1953) was a Drama - Comedy Film directed by George Cukor and produced by Lawrence Weingarten.

Academy Awards 1953 --- Ceremony Number 26 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Costume DesignWalter PlunkettNominated
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Edith Headquarters 1: The Actress

By Kay Noske on Oct 6, 2012 From Movie Star Makeover

If you?ve visited my website, you know it?s pretty much a shrine to one of the greatest of Hollywood?s costume designers, Edith Head. Why Edith? Well, aside from the accolades of the many actors who were made more beautiful, glamorous and comfy by her, thousands of style-obsessed movie fans, like me... Read full article


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Annie Jones: Ruth, why don't you give up this going on the stage business and settle down with a nice man?
Ruth Gordon Jones: Oh, mama, don't be disgusting!


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During first-run engagements of The Actress, selected movie houses around the country projected the film's opening sequence - a recreation of a production number from the play, "The Pink Lady", in wide screen to emphasize the larger-than-life quality of Ruth Gordon's fascination with the stage.
Debbie Reynolds was considered for the lead role.
Several cast members in studio records/casting call lists for this movie were not seen in the final print. These were (with their character names): Keith Hitchcock (Comedian), Mitchell Lewis (Stage Doorman), Matt Moore (Waiter), Walter Reed (John Craig) and error (Mr. Donough).
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