The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968)


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In this film, producer Barney Sheean hires Elsa Brinkmann to star in a movie about the late actress Lylah Clare. Barney hires Lylah's former husband to transform the talentless Elsa into a facsimile of the deceased screen queen. Elsa not only learns to imitate Lylah, but becomes the dead woman.

Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense , Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Edward DeBlasio, Hugo Butler, Jean Rouverol
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 10, 2011
Warner Home Video


as Lylah Clare/Elsa Bri...

as Lewis Zarkan

as Barney Sheean

as Rossella

as Bart Langner

as Countess Bozo Bedoni

as Becky Langner

as Young Girl

as 1st Legman

as Cameraman

as Molly Luther

as Script Girl

as Announcer

as 2nd Legman

as Bedoni's Escort

as Himself

as Hairdresser

as Aerialist

as Matt Burke in ANNA C...

as Assistant M.C.

as Mark Peter Sheean
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Critic Reviews for The Legend of Lylah Clare

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

An expose on the inside Hollywood scene.

Full Review… | July 29, 2012
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

October 12, 2012

Audience Reviews for The Legend of Lylah Clare


Dreadful film with Kim giving a somnambulant performance. Some nice costumes and sets but a truly lousy script and terrible direction from Aldrich sink it.

jay nixon

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