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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)

Best Costume DesignWalter PlunkettNominated

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During the past three weeks, I read a biography of the extremely secretive Jean Arthur, the “American Greta Garbo”, who lived a very private life, in view of the blogathon I’m hosting in her honour in a few weeks. I wanted to prepare myself well and wanted to do so by doing more th... Read full article

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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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Facts about

Anthony Perkins film debut.
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).
Debbie Reynolds was considered for the lead role.
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