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Actor's and Sin (1952)

 |  Comedy, Drama  |  18 July 1952 (USA)
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Two-part story--the first is about a washed-up Broadway actor and his tough daughter, who is a bigger star than he is; the second is about a literary agent whose newest client--a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Maurice Tillayou (segment "Actor's Blood")
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Marcia Tillayou (segment "Actor's Blood")
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Alfred O'Shea / Narrator (segment "Actor's Blood")
Rudolph Anders ...
Otto Lachsley (segment "Actor's Blood")
Alice Key ...
Miss Thompson / Tommy (segment "Actor's Blood")
Ric Roman ...
Clyde Veering (segment "Actor's Blood") (as Rick Roman)
Peter Brocco ...
Mr. Herbert (segment "Actor's Blood")
Elizabeth Root ...
Mrs. Herbert (segment "Actor's Blood")
Joseph Mell ...
George Murry (segment "Actor's Blood")
Irene Martin ...
Mrs. Murry (segment "Actor's Blood")
Herb Bernard ...
Emile (segment "Actor's Blood")
Robert Carson ...
Thomas Hayne (segment "Actor's Blood")
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Orlando Higgens (segment "Woman of Sin")
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J.B. Cobb (segment "Woman of Sin")
Tracey Roberts ...
Miss Flannigan (segment "Woman of Sin")
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Two-part story--the first is about a washed-up Broadway actor and his tough daughter, who is a bigger star than he is; the second is about a literary agent whose newest client--a nine-year-old boy--is the author of a borderline pornographic book. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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What goes on when the greasepaint comes off?

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Two Movies in One

The first half is a 43 minute film called Actor's Blood. Edward G. Robinson plays an older actor whose daughter is a current star but troubled. She dies at the start and the rest of the film is a who done it. This part is pretty good. The second film stars Eddie Albert and is a fairly silly story about a nine year old female author that writes adult love stories. This one is called Woman Of Sin.


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