Approved | | Biography, Drama, Romance
The daughter of iconic actor John Barrymore becomes reunited with her father after a ten year estrangement and engages in his self-destructive lifestyle.
Warner Brothers purchased the book the film is based on with the intention of starring Carroll Baker (then under contract) in an adaptation. When she declined on the grounds that she did not want to play "a nymphomaniac", they refused to lend her to an outside company to appear in The Devil's Disciple (1959) opposite Sir Laurence Olivier.
Are you scared of me... or you?
There's a scene involving a preview screening of the 1941 Humphrey Bogart movie All Through the Night, which Diana is supposed to have a part in. The results of the screening are negative, with the audience having particular dislike for Diana and leading Charlie Snow to declare the film a flop. In reality, Diana Barrymore was never a part of that film and it was a success at the box office, not a flop.