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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 »
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Madam X See more (42 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?

The exteriors of the Anderson estate were filmed at 10236 Charing Cross Road, Los Angeles, California. Six years later this mansion would become famous as The Playboy Mansion, though at that time it was owned by an engineer named Louis Statham.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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25 out of 32 people found the following review useful.
Madam X, 8 May 2005
Author: MonaK from USA

Madam X is the film which should have given Lana Turner an Oscar! This is her best film that she had made and if you watch this film you will know why. She expresses so much emotion without any words just by the looks she gives in the court room scene alone. Lana ages from a young women to an older women so believably. It is not only the makeup she wears to show her is her performance. The rest of the cast did a very good job...but this is Lana's film and she holds it on her own by herself. If you enjoy tear-jerker's...this will deliver the tears because this movie will move you to those emotions. Madam X is a good film on it's own, but Lana's performance made it a wonderful film.

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