• I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)

I'll Cry Tomorrow

Release Date: 1955

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary

This acclaimed biopic tells the cautionary tale of Broadway star Lillian Roth (Susan Hayward), who by the age of 20 has risen to fame due to the efforts of her pushy mother. Though a success on stage, Lillian has her hopes of happiness dashed when her fiancé dies tragically, and responds to her loss by drinking. Alcoholism and a string of failed marriages destroy Lillian's career and ultimately leave her destitute. After a brush with death, however, Lillian resolves to return to the spotlight.

Cast: Susan Hayward, Richard Conte, Eddie Albert, Jo Van Fleet, Don Taylor, Ray Danton, Margo , Virginia Gregg

Director: Daniel Mann

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: 1930s, 1950s, 1940s, Mother, Love, Gripping, Husband, New York City, Rise, Fall

Awards

Winner Costume Design (Black-and-White)
Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)
Nominated Art Direction (Black-and-White)