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A House Is Not a Home (1964)

98 min | Drama

Based on Polly Adler's best-selling autobiography about her life in the Roaring Twenties as a legendary Madam. The movie follows Polly's life from an immigrant worker to becoming friend and confidante of underworld bigwigs, social leaders,...See moreBased on Polly Adler's best-selling autobiography about her life in the Roaring Twenties as a legendary Madam. The movie follows Polly's life from an immigrant worker to becoming friend and confidante of underworld bigwigs, social leaders, businessmen, politicians, writers and artists. Written by alfiehitchie See less
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Writers
Russell Rouse (screenplay) | Clarence Greene (screenplay) | Polly Adler (book)
Cinematographer
Harold E. Stine (as Harold Stine)
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Updated Aug 12, 1964

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Aug 12, 1964 (United States)

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Shelley Winters
Polly Adler Polly Adler   See fewer
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Robert Taylor
Frank Costigan Frank Costigan   See fewer
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Cesar Romero
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Ralph Taeger
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Kaye Ballard
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Mickey Shaughnessy
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Meri Welles
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Connie Gilchrist
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Michael Forest
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Richard Reeves
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Alice Reinheart
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Michael Ross
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6.1 / 10 | 107 votes