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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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
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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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November 1964 (Austria)  »

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La casa de Madame  »

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Raquel Welch's film debut. 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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