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I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955)

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117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

Deprived of a normal childhood by her ambitious mother, Katie, Lillian Roth becomes a star of Broadway and Hollywood before she is twenty. Shortly before her marriage to her childhood sweetheart, David Tredman, he dies and Lillian takes ...See moreDeprived of a normal childhood by her ambitious mother, Katie, Lillian Roth becomes a star of Broadway and Hollywood before she is twenty. Shortly before her marriage to her childhood sweetheart, David Tredman, he dies and Lillian takes her first drink of many down the road of becoming an alcoholic. She enters into a short-lived marriage to an immature aviation cadet, Wallie, followed by a divorce and then marriage to a sadistic brute and abuser Tony Bardeman. After a failed suicide attempt, Burt McGuire comes to her aid and helps her find the road back to happiness after sixteen years in a nightmare world, not counting the first twenty with her mother. Written by Les Adams See less
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Helen Deutsch (screenplay) | Jay Richard Kennedy (screenplay) | Lillian Roth (book "I'll Cry Tomorrow") | Mike Connolly (book "I'll Cry Tomorrow") | Gerold Frank (book "I'll Cry Tomorrow")
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$2,147,000
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Dec 25, 1955 (United States)

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Susan Hayward
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Richard Conte
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Eddie Albert
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Jo Van Fleet
Katie Roth Katie Roth   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 1,688 votes