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A House Is Not a Home (1964)

 |  Drama  |  November 1964 (Austria)
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Based on Polly Adler's best-selling autobiography about her life in the Roaring Twenties as a legendary Madam. The movie follows Polly's life from an immigrant worker to becoming friend and... See full summary »

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Cast

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Polly Adler
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Frank Costigan
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Ralph Taeger ...
Casey Booth
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Sidonia
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Harrigan
Mickey Shaughnessy ...
Police Sergeant Riordan
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Madge
Meri Welles ...
Lorraine
Jesse White ...
Rafferty
Connie Gilchrist ...
Hattie Miller
Constance Dane ...
Allyson Ames ...
Gwen
Lewis Charles ...
Angelo
Steve Peck ...
Vince
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Based on Polly Adler's best-selling autobiography about her life in the Roaring Twenties as a legendary Madam. The movie follows Polly's life from an immigrant worker to becoming friend and confidante of underworld bigwigs, social leaders, businessmen, politicians, writers and artists. Written by alfiehitchie

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No One Knew Her Business Better Than Polly Adler! See more »

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November 1964 (Austria)  »

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Madame P. und ihre Mädchen  »

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Although Raquel Welch and Edy Williams both received billing as call girls and appeared in some publicity stills, it is impossible to spot either of them in the finished film. See more »

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Although the film takes place between the 1910s and the 1930s, all of the costumes are hairstyles are contemporary to 1964. See more »

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House is Not A Home
(title song)
By Burt Bacharach & Hal David
Sung by Brook Benton
Arranged & Conducted by Alan Lorber
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Tramps Running a Whore House
4 January 2003 | by (America) – See all my reviews

I thought the movie was all right I voted an 8 for the movie. I saw it for the first time last year. I am just happy I have this movie in my collection of old classic movies. It is always a treasure to add old classic movies to your collection.


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