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Prince of Players (1955)

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102 min | Biography, Drama

A tragic and sentimental story that depicts the early career of the 19th century American actor, Edwin Booth with some mention of the events leading to the assassination of President Lincoln by Edwin's brother, John Wilkes Booth. In the ...See moreA tragic and sentimental story that depicts the early career of the 19th century American actor, Edwin Booth with some mention of the events leading to the assassination of President Lincoln by Edwin's brother, John Wilkes Booth. In the film, Edwin's days in the spotlight dwindle shortly after his brother is caught and killed for assassinating Lincoln. Written by alfiehitchie See less
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$ 1,570,000
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Jan 11, 1955 (United States)

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102 cast members
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Richard Burton
Edwin Booth Edwin Booth   See fewer
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Maggie McNamara
Mary Devlin Booth Mary Devlin Booth   See fewer
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John Derek
John Wilkes Booth John Wilkes Booth   See fewer
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Raymond Massey
Junius Brutus Booth Junius Brutus Booth   See fewer
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Charles Bickford
Dave Prescott Dave Prescott   See fewer
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Elizabeth Sellars
Asia Booth Asia Booth   See fewer
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Eva Le Gallienne
Gertrude in 'Hamlet' Gertrude in 'Hamlet'   See fewer
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Christopher Cook
Edwin Booth at 10 Edwin Booth at 10   See fewer
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Dayton Lummis
English Doctor English Doctor   See fewer
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Ian Keith
Ghost of Hamlet's Father in 'Hamlet' Ghost of Hamlet's Father in 'Hamlet'   See fewer
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Bill Walker
Old Ben (as William Walker) Old Ben (as William Walker)   See fewer
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Fred Aldrich
Stagehand (uncredited) Stagehand (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louis Alexander
John Booth at 12 (uncredited) John Booth at 12 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eleanor Audley
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Frank Baker
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Prudence Beers
Farmer's Wife (uncredited) Farmer's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bradley
Actor in 'Hamlet' (uncredited) Actor in 'Hamlet' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chet Brandenburg
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Forest Burns
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Charles Cane
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Lane Chandler
Colonel (uncredited) Colonel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Chefe
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Ken Christy
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Ruth Clifford
English Nurse (uncredited) English Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Cobb
Barn Owner (uncredited) Barn Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Booth Colman
Ghost of Buckingham Palace (uncredited) Ghost of Buckingham Palace (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo Curley
Rich Miner (uncredited) Rich Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard H. Cutting
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Darrell
Major Rathbone (uncredited) Major Rathbone (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Deacon
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Harry Denny
Southern Gentleman (uncredited) Southern Gentleman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Devlin
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John Doucette
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George Dunn
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William Fawcett
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Duke Fishman
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Betty Flint
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Eddie Foster
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Nicholas Frangakis
Shakespearean Actor (uncredited) Shakespearean Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Frees
Francisco in 'Hamlet' (uncredited) Francisco in 'Hamlet' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Curley Gibson
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mimi Gibson
Booth's Little Girl (uncredited) Booth's Little Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gordon
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sol Gorss
Man in Audience (uncredited) Man in Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Granger
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Herman Hack
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Stanley Hall
Abraham Lincoln (uncredited) Abraham Lincoln (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Haskell
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Steve Hayes
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Art Howard
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Whitey Hughes
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Michael Jeffers
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenner G. Kemp
Man in Audience (uncredited) Man in Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Kenny
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Paul Kruger
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Jack Kruschen
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Henry Kulky
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Ann Kunde
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Ethan Laidlaw
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Carl M. Leviness
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Emmett Lynn
Western Man in Audience (uncredited) Western Man in Audience (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilbur Mack
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Melinda Markey
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Mae Marsh
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Jack Mather
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George Melford
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Frank Mills
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King Mojave
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Miner (uncredited) Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Western Man Backstage (uncredited) Western Man Backstage (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sarah Padden
Mary Todd Lincoln (uncredited) Mary Todd Lincoln (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Ploski
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Charles Regan
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Leoda Richards
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Henry Rowland
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Lawrence Ryle
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cap Somers
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Olan Soule
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Paul Stader
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Bert Stevens
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Farmer's Daughter (uncredited) Farmer's Daughter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Tornek
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Richard Travis
Colonel Who Captures Booth (uncredited) Colonel Who Captures Booth (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emerson Treacy
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Percival Vivian
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6.8 / 10 | 316 votes