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The Legend of Lylah Clare
Directed by:
Robert Aldrich

Released on August 21 of 1968 in the USA, "The Legend of Lylah Clare" (also known as "Große Lüge Lylah Clare", "Quando muore una stella") is a Drama film directed by Robert Aldrich . Kim Novak is starring, alongside Peter Finch, Ernest Borgnine, Milton Selzer, Rossella Falk and Gabriele Tinti.


Who is the director of "The Legend of Lylah Clare":

The Legend of Lylah Clare was directed by Robert Aldrich, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before directing The Legend of Lylah Clare, Robert Aldrich had directed The Dirty Dozen, released in 1967, The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964), 4 for Texas (1963), What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), and Sodom and Gomorrah (1962). Since, he directed The Killing of Sister George, released in 1968, Too Late the Hero (1970), Emperor of the North Pole (1973), The Longest Yard (1974), Hustle (1975), and Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977).

What was the release date of "The Legend of Lylah Clare":

The Legend of Lylah Clare was first released in the United States on Wednesday, August 21, 1968. Also released on Wednesday, August 21, 1968 have been How Sweet It Is! (dir. Jerry Paris), Single Room Furnished, and La Resa dei conti (dir. Sergio Sollima). This was fifty-one (51) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, November 15, 1968 in Germany and on Monday, November 13, 2006 in Italy.

What is the cast of "The Legend of Lylah Clare":

At the casting of The Legend of Lylah Clare we find Kim Novak, previously seen in The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (1965) and Kiss Me, Stupid (1964); Peter Finch (Far from the Madding Crowd (1967), Come Spy with Me (1967)); Ernest Borgnine (The Dirty Dozen (1967), Chuka (1967)) [ more... ]

  • Peter Bravos and Peter Finch, Ernest Borgnine, Gabriele Tinti have all also be seen in The Flight of the Phoenix, released in 1965.
  • Nick Dennis, Dave Willock and Ellen Corby can all be seen in 4 for Texas, released in 1963.
  • Robert Ellenstein and Ernest Borgnine can both be seen in Pay or Die, released in 1960.
  • Ernest Borgnine and Dave Willock also appeared together in Hustle, released in 1975.

What is the Storyline of "The Legend of Lylah Clare":

Lylah Clare (Novak) is a dead film star. Movie-producer Barney Sheean (Borgnine) hires Elsa Brinkmann (Novak), the living image of the late Lylah, to star in a film based on Clare's life. Barney hires director Lewis Zarkan (Finch), Lylah's former husband, to transform the talentless Elsa into a facsimile of the deceased screen queen.


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