• A Life of Her Own (1950)

A Life of Her Own

Release Date: 1950

DVD Release Date: May 28th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Lily James (Lana Turner) moves from her small hometown in Kansas to New York City, with dreams of becoming a successful model. Despite a close friend's suicide, Lily's determination leads to fame and fortune. But when she meets a rich mine owner named Steve Harleigh (Ray Milland), Lily realizes that money alone cannot buy happiness. She falls for Steve and the lovers begin a passionate affair, but Lily feels guilty when she learns about Steve's paraplegic wife (Margaret Phillips).

Cast: Lana Turner, Ray Milland, Tom Ewell, Louis Calhern, Ann Dvorak, Barry Sullivan, Margaret Phillips, Jean Hagen

Director: George Cukor

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: Wife, Fall, New York City, Melodramatic, Forbidden love, Love, 1950s


Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture