A poor New York teenager of the mid-1930 is forced into prostitution despite sincere efforts to make a living and ultimately becomes the city's most famous madam.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 Marianne / ... (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Ross Savitch (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Mike Koshko (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Kaati Fludjicki (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Vera Keppler (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Armand Perfido (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Ben Savitch (3 episodes, 1977)
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 John Stevens (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Paulie Fludjicki (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Brian Whitfield (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Frank Millerson (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Peter Markevich (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Harry Vito (3 episodes, 1977)
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 John Hackson DeWitt (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Joker Martin (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Joey Rannis (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Myrna Savitch (3 episodes, 1977)
Jane Marla Robbins ...
 Frannie (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Hal Roper (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Candy Berkowski (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Laura Koshko (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Angie Harding (3 episodes, 1977)
Maria Grimm ...
 Angela (3 episodes, 1977)
Russ Marin ...
 Doctor in Jail (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Dr. Lovash (3 episodes, 1977)
Dee Carroll ...
 Jenny Zaca (3 episodes, 1977)
Al Checco ...
 Max Zaga (3 episodes, 1977)
Richard Seff ...
 Judge Cutter (3 episodes, 1977)
Gypsi DeYoung ...
 Florence Newburgh (3 episodes, 1977)
Frances E. Nealy ...
 Bunny (3 episodes, 1977)
Paulette Breen ...
 Girl with Ross (3 episodes, 1977)
Alan Mandell ...
 Dr. George Waldheim (3 episodes, 1977)
Norman Stuart ...
 Maitre d' (3 episodes, 1977)
Hank Rolike ...
 Tom (3 episodes, 1977)
Tara Buckman ...
 Starlet (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Lola (3 episodes, 1977)
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A poor New York teenager of the mid-1930 is forced into prostitution despite sincere efforts to make a living and ultimately becomes the city's most famous madam.

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16 October 1977 (USA)  »

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Great Movie, Better Book
28 August 2001 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

I am a huge fan of the book, as I am with many such adaptations. I love the character of Marja and was thrilled to see Lesley Ann Warren playing her. I started to see all her films after seeing her in this as a kid. She is a great actress. When I saw Marc Singer in V I loved him, and after seeing this movie again was amazed to recognize him as Ross Drego. Although in my fantasies he would have been Mike instead. But the casting was good. Jack Weston was also cool as Joker Martin.

One thing I would like to ask of the readers here... If anybody has a copy of this film or knows where I can get one, or when it will be on tv so I can tape it, please email me. This is one of my all time faves and I would love to own a copy.


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