A Life of Her Own (1950) - Rotten Tomatoes

A Life of Her Own (1950)

A Life of Her Own (1950)

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In this film, Lana Turner plays an ambitious model who seeks her fortune in NYC. She is befriended by over-the-hill cover-girl Ann Dvorak, who commits suicide. Turner promises herself that she won't end up like Dvorak, but she is inexorably drawn into the hectic social whirl that sealed Dvorak's doom.

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Cast

Lana Turner
as Lily Brannel James
Ray Milland
as Steve Harleigh
Tom Ewell
as Tom Caraway
Louis Calhern
as Jim Leversoe
Ann Dvorak
as Mary Ashlon
Barry Sullivan
as Lee Gorrance
Margaret Phillips
as Nora Harleigh
Jean Hagen
as Maggie Collins
Sara Haden
as Smitty
Hermes Pan
as Lily's Dance Partner
Tom Seidel
as Bob Collins
Hilda Plowright
as Desk Clerk
Elizabeth Flournoy
as Caraway Receptionist
Dorothy Tree
as Caraway Secretary
Meredith Leeds
as People at Party
Richard Anderson
as Hosiery Man
Wilson Wood
as Cab Driver
Harry Barris
as Piano Player
Beverly Garland
as Girl at Party
Whit Bissell
as Rental Agent
Gertrude Graner
as Woman Photographer
Sam Harris
as Man Model
Queenie Leonard
as Hotel Matron
Paul Kramer
as Airport Gateman
Geraldine Wall
as Hosiery Woman
Percy Helton
as Hamburger Proprietor
Sarah Padden
as Overseer
Kenne Duncan
as Man Asking Invitation
Maura Murphy
as Vogue Receptionist
Sally Cooper
as Uncredited
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Critic Reviews for A Life of Her Own

All Critics (2)

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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