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The Girl Who Had Everything (1953)

Approved | | Romance, Drama | 27 March 1953 (USA)
Attorney's daughter falls for one of his gangster clients.

Director:

Richard Thorpe

Writers:

Art Cohn, Adela Rogers St. Johns (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Elizabeth Taylor ... Jean Latimer
Fernando Lamas ... Victor Y. Raimondi
William Powell ... Steve Latimer
Gig Young ... Vance Court
James Whitmore ... Charles 'Chico' Menlow
Robert Burton ... John Ashmond
Bill Walker ... Julian (as William Walker)
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Attorney's daughter falls for one of his gangster clients.

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Genres:

Romance | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 March 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Life of Her Own See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$665,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The $20,000 for the house would equate to over $190,000 in 2019. See more »

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Version of A Free Soul (1931) See more »

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William Powell's MGM Swansong
28 February 2003 | by Neal99See all my reviews

This film is a good example of standard MGM output in the early 1950s - still glossy, with good production values, but dramatically no great shakes. It is perhaps most notable as being William Powell's final film at MGM. Although it must have been appealing to Powell to play the same part that won Lionel Barrymore an Oscar in 1931 (for A Free Soul), the writer of this film let Powell down with a routine script. Also notable is André Previn's score, which seems unnecessarily lush at times given the routine nature of the production.


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