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Too Much, Too Soon (1958)

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The daughter of iconic actor John Barrymore becomes reunited with her father after a ten year estrangement and engages in his self-destructive lifestyle.

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The movie tells the true story of Diana Barrymore, a theatrical actress who acted on both stage and screen was once part of the legendary Barrymore family. Behind the cameras and backstage, Diana Barrymore would suffer through alcohol and drugs. Written by rocknrollunderdawg

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Always a man, almost any man!


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17 April 1958 (USA)  »

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Too Much, Too Soon: The Daring Story of Diana Barrymore  »

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After wrapping this production, Director of Photography Carl E. Guthrie would be shooting on the same sets for the low budget thriller "Frankenstein 1970" (1958). See more »

Goofs

The script tells us that, at the time of his death in 1942, John Barrymore had not worked in five years. Truth of the matter is that he had prominent roles in two films in 1939, two in 1940, and two in 1941, and at least four of them, Midnight, The Great Man Votes, The Great Profile, and _The Invisible Woman_ (1940), are quite notable and still shown today on cable television. See more »

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Lincoln Forrester: The rich have nothing to offer each other.
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Referenced in The Steve Allen Plymouth Show: Episode #3.11 (1957) See more »

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The Japanese Sandman
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Lyrics by Ray Egan
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Don't Forget Ray Danton!
22 May 2006 | by (New York City, USA) – See all my reviews

Flynn is very touching, and Malone is marvelous. Martin Milner and Efrem Zimbalist are sympathetic. But I have got to say something about Ray Danton, as a professional tennis player and sexual opportunist. As the guy who gets the married Malone into bed within minutes of meeting her, and persuades her to divorce her husband and marry him just about as fast, Danton is utterly convincing. It's one of the most flat-out sexy male performances I've ever seen. Actually, there are two that spring to mind, both in not particularly famous movies, and the other one is Ben Gazzara in "A Rage to Live." I just have to give a shout-out to Danton. He died a few years ago (only 61!), but his hot stuff lives on.


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