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Jean Holloway (screenplay)
Alexandre Bisson (play)
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Release Date:
3 March 1966 (USA) See more »
A woman married to a wealthy socialite, is compromised by the accidental death of a man who had been romantically pursuing her... See more » | Full synopsis »
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1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Madam X - a Lana Turner masterpiece See more (41 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Lana Turner ... Holly Parker

John Forsythe ... Clay Anderson

Ricardo Montalban ... Phil Benton

Burgess Meredith ... Dan Sullivan
John Van Dreelen ... Christian Torben
Virginia Grey ... Mimsy

Warren Stevens ... Michael Spalding
Carl Benton Reid ... The Judge
Teddy Quinn ... Clay Anderson Jr. as a Boy
Frank Maxwell ... Dr. Evans
Kaaren Verne ... Nurse Riborg (as Karen Verne)
Joe De Santis ... Carter (as Joe DeSantis)
Frank Marth ... Det. Combs

Bing Russell ... Police Sgt. Riley
Teno Pollick ... Manuel Lopez
Jeff Burton ... Bromley
Jill Jackson ... Police Matron

Constance Bennett ... Estelle

Keir Dullea ... Clay Anderson Jr.
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Bradley ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Mathilda Calnan ... The French Beautician (uncredited)
George Dega ... Man (uncredited)

Neil Hamilton ... Scott Lewis (uncredited)
Byrd Holland ... Cronyn (uncredited)
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ... Patrone (uncredited)
Brad Logan ... Merchant Marine Sailor (uncredited)
Duncan McCleod ... Official (uncredited)
Mark Miranda ... Mexican Boy (uncredited)
Ruben Moreno ... Man (uncredited)
Kris Tel ... Danish Woman (uncredited)
Richard Tretter ... Merchant Marine Sailor (uncredited)

Directed by
David Lowell Rich 
Writing credits
Jean Holloway (screenplay)

Alexandre Bisson (play)

Produced by
Ross Hunter .... producer
Original Music by
Frank Skinner 
Cinematography by
Russell Metty (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Milton Carruth 
Art Direction by
Alexander Golitzen 
George C. Webb  (as George Webb)
Set Decoration by
Howard Bristol 
John McCarthy Jr. (uncredited)
Costume Design by
Jean Louis (gowns designed by)
Makeup Department
Larry Germain .... hair stylist
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist
Del Armstrong .... makeup artist: Ms. Turner (uncredited)
Mary Hadley .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Kay Reed .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Thomas Tuttle .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Helen Young .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Production Management
John Morrison .... unit production manager
Edward Muhl .... in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Douglas Green .... assistant director
Charles R. Scott Jr. .... assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Charles Chrisman .... props (uncredited)
Anthony Lombardo .... props (uncredited)
Gerald MacDonald .... set coordinator (uncredited)
Sound Department
Clarence Self .... sound
Waldon O. Watson .... sound
Chic Borland .... sound (uncredited)
Donald Cunliffe .... sound (uncredited)
Victor Goode .... sound (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Walter Hammond .... special effects (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Charles Cowie .... grip (uncredited)
Ledge Haddow .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Max Nippell .... gaffer (uncredited)
Eddie Pyle .... camera operator (uncredited)
Kenneth Smith .... grip (uncredited)
Al St. Hilaire .... still photographer (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kathleen McCandless .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Richard Bracken .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Joseph Gershenson .... music supervisor
Other crew
Betty A. Griffin .... dialogue coach (as Betty Abbott)
Ben Kahn .... furs
David Webb .... jewels
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
100 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Did You Know?

Final film of Constance Bennett. She died before it was released.See more »
Factual errors: Although the movie covers a 25-30 year span ending in the mid-Sixties, all of the women are dressed and coiffed in the height of mid-sixties fashions in scenes set in the late thirties/early forties.See more »
Clayton 'Clay' Anderson:[to his mother while decorating Christmas tree] Mother, there aren't enough icicles on your side.See more »
Movie Connections:
Swedish RhapsodySee more »


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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Madam X - a Lana Turner masterpiece, 12 November 2006
Author: A M Boyd from Kansas City, MO

That Lana Turner played her beauty down so much in this movie, that she acted like a dream - this is the real Lana Turner. She was marvelous. This movie is a heart breaker. That darling son that defends her, not knowing she was his mother, and yet, had an instinct? This is Hollywood and Lana Turner at their finest. If you want true soap opera and none of the tripe, go for this. John Forsythe, Constance Bennett? Even they are tearing up at Lana's performance. Marvelous is all I can say. Marvelous!!!! I loved Lana Turner when she was younger, but her later movies such as this and Peyton Place? She was and will always be fantastic.

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