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A Double Life (1947)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1947 Wide

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Ronald Colman won an Academy Award for his portrayal of an off-the-beam actor in A Double Life. A beloved stage star, Anthony John (Colman), has problems with his private life due to his unpredictable outbursts of temper. This trait has already cost him his wife, Brita (Signe Hasso), and threatens to sabotage his career. Nonetheless, Anthony makes his peace with Brita, and the two actors star in a new Broadway staging of Othello. The play is a hit, running over 300 performances, but the

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Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Classics

Ruth Gordon, Garson Kanin

Jul 22, 2003

Universal Studios Home Video

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It was the role of a lifetime, for any actor, but Colman got it, and he nailed it. He won an Oscar and a Golden Globe, and he deserved them.

September 26, 2012 Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid
Combustible Celluloid

Colman faz um belo trabalho como o perturbado ator que falha em separar realidade da ficção, mas Cukor e seus roteiristas se perde nos aspectos da produção que devem ao noir, tornando-a frágil e artificial.

February 19, 2009
Cinema em Cena

Subtle, well-directed drama.

August 8, 2008 Full Review Source: Classic Film and Television
Classic Film and Television

Ronald Colman won a Best Actor Oscar for his ornate and hammy performance as an obsessed matinee-idol stage actor cracking up before our eyes.

February 2, 2007 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Cukor's first teaming with writers Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin draws on the professional hazard of actors who fail to distinguish between their lives on stage and off; Ronald Colman won the Oscar for this part.

June 18, 2006 Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com
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An actor gets too involved in his roles and eventually looses himself in the role of Othello. Colman gives a great performance in this movie.
October 24, 2010
ajv2688

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Coleman allegedly pulls this one of his hat for an Oscar win at the end of his career but I wasn't terribly impressed. Silly at times.
August 1, 2013
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