A Life of Her Own (1950)

A Life of Her Own

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Lana Turner stars as an ambitious model who seeks her fortune in New York City. She is befriended by over-the-hill cover-girl Ann Dvorak, whose performance carries the story until she commits suicide twenty minutes into the film. Turner promises herself that she won't end up burned out like Dvorak, but as her fame grows, she is inexorably drawn into the hectic social whirl that sealed Dvorak's doom. Enjoying the favors of wealthy Ray Milland, Turner seeks out Milland's wife (Margaret Phillips), … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Isobel Lennart
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 30, 1993
Runtime:
MGM

Cast


as Lily Brannel James

as Steve Harleigh

as Tom Caraway

as Jim Leversoe

as Mary Ashlon

as Lee Gorrance

as Nora Harleigh

as Maggie Collins

as Smitty

as Lily's Dance Partner

as Bob Collins

as Desk Clerk

as Caraway Receptionist

as Man Model

as Caraway Secretary

as Hosiery Man

as Hosiery Man

as People at Party

as Cab Driver

as Piano Player

as Girl at Party

as Rental Agent

as Woman Photographer

as Bellboy

as Hotel Matron

as Airport Gateman

as Hosiery Woman

as Hamburger Proprietor

as Overseer

as Man Asking Invitatio...

as Vogue Receptionist

as Uncredited
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Critic Reviews for A Life of Her Own

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | December 1, 2008
Variety
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Starring Lana Turner and Ray Milland, this melodrama about adultery is a minor film in George Cukor's impressive output.

Full Review… | July 5, 2010
EmanuelLevy.Com

This artificially dramatic fluff piece seems as if it was ripped out of the pages of a woman's confessional magazine ... .

Full Review… | March 26, 2010
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