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Hollywood Story (1951)

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77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

During the 1950s Hollywood, an independent producer unwisely opens an old can of worms when he decides to make a movie about the 1929 unsolved murder of a famous silent-film director.
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Writers
Frederick Kohner (story) (screenplay) | Frederick Brady (story) (as Fred Brady) (screenplay) (as Fred Brady)
Cinematographer
Carl E. Guthrie (as Carl Guthrie)
Editor
Virgil W. Vogel (as Virgil Vogel)
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Status
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Updated May 28, 1951

Release date
Jun 1, 1951 (United States)

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59 cast members
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Richard Conte
Larry O'Brien Larry O'Brien   See fewer
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Julie Adams
Sally Rousseau / Amanda Rousseau (as Julia Adams) Sally Rousseau / Amanda Rousseau (as Julia Adams)   See fewer
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Richard Egan
Police Lt. Bud Lennox Police Lt. Bud Lennox   See fewer
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Henry Hull
Vincent St. Clair Vincent St. Clair   See fewer
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Fred Clark
Sam Collyer Sam Collyer   See fewer
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Jim Backus
Mitch Davis Mitch Davis   See fewer
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Houseley Stevenson
John Miller John Miller   See fewer
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Paul Cavanagh
Roland Paul Roland Paul   See fewer
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Louis Lettieri
Jimmy Davis Jimmy Davis   See fewer
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Francis X. Bushman
Francis X. Bushman Francis X. Bushman   See fewer
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Betty Blythe
Betty Blythe Betty Blythe   See fewer
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William Farnum
William Farnum William Farnum   See fewer
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Helen Gibson
Helen Gibson Helen Gibson   See fewer
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Joel McCrea
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Rico Alaniz
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Tony Barr
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Chet Brandenburg
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Peter Brocco
Charles Rodale (uncredited) Charles Rodale (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harris Brown
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Joseph Bryan
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James J. Casino
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William Castle
William Castle (uncredited) William Castle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lon Chaney
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Bing Conley
Parade Spectator (uncredited) Parade Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Crawford
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Russell Dennis
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Marjorie Eaton
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Douglas Evans
Director (uncredited) Director (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Fawcett
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Charles A. Gibbs
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Herschel Graham
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Jimmy Gray
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Robert Haines
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Eddie Kane
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Mike Lally
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Elmo Lincoln
Elmo Lincoln (uncredited) Elmo Lincoln (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Marks
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Joseph Mell
Sylvester (uncredited) Sylvester (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Mills
Pretty Blonde in Café (uncredited) Pretty Blonde in Café (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forbes Murray
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Richard Neill
Richard Neill (uncredited) Richard Neill (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barry Norton
Christmas Parade Spectator (uncredited) Christmas Parade Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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William H. O'Brien
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Frank O'Connor
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Allen O'Locklin
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Gloria Petroff
Kathy (uncredited) Kathy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Philbin
Christine Daaé (edited from 'Phantom of the Opera') (archive footage) (uncredited) Christine Daaé (edited from 'Phantom of the Opera') (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Reynolds
Cameraman (uncredited) Cameraman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Romito
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Cosmo Sardo
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Charles Sherlock
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Robert Sherman
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Olan Soule
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Robert R. Stephenson
Police Sergeant (uncredited) Police Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
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Edwin Tuttle
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William Vedder
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Juliet Davis (uncredited) Juliet Davis (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 283 votes