• The Helen Morgan Story (1957)

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The Helen Morgan Story

Release Date: 1957

DVD Release Date: February 17th, 2009

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

Helen Morgan (Ann Blyth) is a singer and dancer working at a carnival. Larry Maddux (Paul Newman), a bootlegger, recognizes her talent and agrees to promote her, and the two begin a tumultuous romantic relationship. Through his conniving ways, Larry propels Helen to stardom. She lands a starring role in a hit Broadway musical, "Showboat," and later maintains a residency at her own nightclub. But, when she realizes Larry is only with her for her money, Helen succumbs to alcoholism.

Cast: AnnBlyth, PaulNewman, RichardCarlson, GeneEvans, AlanKing, CaraWilliams, VirginiaVincent, WalterWoolfKing

Director: Michael Curtiz

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Rise, Fall, Brooding, New York City, Transformation, Hospital, Melodramatic, Love

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