Directed by George Cukor, "The Actress" (also known as "Theaterfieber", "Attrice, L'", "Years Ago") is a Biography/Comedy/Drama film, released on September 25 of 1953 in the USA . Spencer Tracy and Jean Simmons are starring, alongside Teresa Wright, Anthony Perkins, Ian Wolfe and Kay Williams.
There's hope and heart-ache in the adventures of a stage-struck daughter!
Who is the director of "The Actress":
The Actress was directed by George Cukor, an American director.
Before making The Actress, George Cukor had directed Pat and Mike, released in 1952, The Marrying Kind (1952), The Model and the Marriage Broker (1951), Born Yesterday (1950), A Life of Her Own (1950), and Edward, My Son (1949). Since, he directed It Should Happen to You, released in 1954, Bhowani Junction (1956), Lust for Life (1956), Les Girls (1957), Wild Is the Wind (1957), and Hot Spell (1958).
What was the release date of "The Actress":
The Actress was initially released on Friday, September 25, 1953, in the United States. Also released on this day was Vozvrashcheniye Vasiliya Bortnikova (dir. Vsevolod Pudovkin). This was sixty-five (65) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, October 29, 1986 in France and on Tuesday, March 11, 1986 in Germany.
What is the cast of "The Actress":
At the casting of The Actress we find Spencer Tracy, previously seen in Plymouth Adventure (1952) and Pat and Mike (1952); Jean Simmons (Affair with a Stranger (1953), Young Bess (1953)); Teresa Wright (Count the Hours (1953), The Steel Trap (1952)) [ more... ]
- Dawn Bender and Ian Wolfe can also be seen in A Song to Remember, released in 1945.
- Ian Wolfe and Mary Wickes also appeared together in The Petty Girl, released in 1950.
- Ian Wolfe and Jean Simmons can be seen in Young Bess, released in 1953.
- Ian Wolfe and Teresa Wright can be seen in Mrs. Miniver, released in 1942.
What is the Storyline of "The Actress":
Teenage student Ruth Gordon Jones (Jean Simmons) dreams of a theatrical career after becoming mesmerized by a performance of The Pink Lady in a Boston theater. Encouraged to pursue her dream by real-life leading lady Hazel Dawn in response to a fan letter she sent her, Ruth schemes to drop out of school and move to New York City, much to the dismay of her father, Clinton Jones (Spencer Tracy), a former seaman now working at a menial factory job, who urges her to continue her education and become a [...]
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