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Ben Hecht
Lee Garmes (co-director)
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Release Date:
18 July 1952 (USA) See more »
What goes on when the greasepaint comes off?
Two-part story--the first is about a washed-up Broadway actor and his tough daughter, who is a bigger... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Edward G. Robinson ... Maurice Tillayou (Actor's Blood sequence)

Eddie Albert ... Orlando Higgens (segment "Woman of Sin")

Marsha Hunt ... Marcia Tillayou (Actor's Blood sequence)

Alan Reed ... Jerome (J.B.) Cobb (Woman of Sin sequence)

Dan O'Herlihy ... Alfred O'Shea / Narrator (Actor's Blood sequence)
Tracey Roberts ... Miss Flanagan (Woman of Sin sequence)
Jenny Hecht ... Millicent Egelhofer / Daisy Marcher - Woman of Sin sequence
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Betty Field ... Betty Field (Woman of Sin sequence) (archive footage)

Louis B. Mayer ... Louis B. Mayer (Woman of Sin sequence) (archive footage)

Jack L. Warner ... Jack Warner (Woman of Sin sequence) (archive footage)
Rudolph Anders ... Otto Lachsley (Actor's Blood sequence) (uncredited)
George Baxter ... Vincent Brown (Woman of Sin sequence) (uncredited)
Herb Bernard ... Emile (Actor's Blood sequence) (uncredited)
Peter Brocco ... Frederick Herbert (Actor's Blood sequence) (uncredited)
Toni Carroll ... Millicent, Movie Star (Woman of Sin sequence) (uncredited)
Robert Carson ... Thomas Hayne (Actor's Blood sequence) (uncredited)
John Crawford ... Gilbert, Movie Actor (Woman of Sin sequence) (uncredited)
Douglas Evans ... Mr. Devlin (Woman of Sin sequence) (uncredited)
Jody Gilbert ... Mrs. Egelhofer (Woman of Sin sequence) (uncredited)
Paul Guilfoyle ... Mr. Blue (Woman of Sin sequence) (uncredited)
Ben Hecht ... Narrator (Woman of Sin sequence) (uncredited)
Alice Key ... Miss Thompson / Tommy - Actor's Blood sequence (uncredited)
George Keymas ... Bill Sweitzer, Producer (Woman of Sequence sequence) (uncredited)
Irene Martin ... Mrs. Murray (Actor's Blood sequence) (uncredited)
Joseph Mell ... George Murray (Actor's Blood sequence) (uncredited)
Alan Mendez ... Captain Moriarity (Woman of Sin sequence) (uncredited)
Kathleen Mulqueen ... Miss Wright (Woman of Sin sequence) (uncredited)
Ric Roman ... Clyde Veering (Actor's Blood sequence) (uncredited)
Elizabeth Root ... Mrs. Herbert (Actor's Blood sequence) (uncredited)
Sam Rosen ... Joseph Danello (Woman of Sin sequence) (uncredited)

Directed by
Ben Hecht 
Lee Garmes (co-director)
Writing credits
Ben Hecht 

Produced by
Ben Hecht .... producer
Ben Hersh .... supervising producer
Sid Kuller .... executive producer
Original Music by
George Antheil 
Cinematography by
Lee Garmes 
Film Editing by
Otto Ludwig 
Production Design by
Ernst Fegté  (as Ernest Fegte)
Set Decoration by
Howard Bristol 
Makeup Department
Gustaf Norin .... makeup artist (as Gus Norin)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ralph Hoge .... assistant director
Richard McWhorter .... assistant director
Sound Department
Victor B. Appel .... sound (as Victor Appel)
Mac Dalgleish .... sound
Music Department
Ernest Gold .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Other crew
Robert H. Justman .... assistant to producer

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Actors and Sin" - USA (poster title)
"Woman of Sin" - USA (alternative title)
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82 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)


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3 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Two Movies in One, 11 April 2003

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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