A House is Not a Home (1964)


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, businessmen, politicians, writers and artists.

Director: Russell Rouse.
Stars: Shelley Winters, Robert Taylor, Cesar Romero, Ralph Taeger, Kaye Ballard, Broderick Crawford, Mickey Shaughnessy, Lisa Seagram, Meri Welles, Jesse White, Connie Gilchrist, Constance Dane, Allyson Ames, Lewis Charles, Steve Peck.

1965 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Costume Design, Black-and-White (Edith Head).


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