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Too Much, Too Soon (1958)

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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17 April 1958 (USA)  »

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

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Trivia

Errol Flynn was a friend of Barrymore's in Hollywood during the time frame depicted in the film. 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 »

Quotes

John Howard: [to Diana] Are you scared of me... or you?
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I'm Just Wild About Harry
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Lyrics by Noble Sissle
Music by Eubie Blake
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Incredible Movie
30 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

Dorothy Malone's performance is unbelievable. From a teenager to a middle aged woman. It is truly like seeing Diana Barrymore. Errol Flynn also was so outstanding. It was one of the greatest performances I have ever seen for him. The movie is one of the best I have seen. I highly recommend it.


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