R | | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.
One of two Hollywood biopics of actresses from Old Hollywood made and released around 1981-1982. This film was about Frances Farmer whereas the other movie Mommie Dearest (1981) was about Joan Crawford.
Frances Farmer: You jerks drag me down here in the middle of the night and you don't know who the hell I am?
Arresting Sergeant: Your name lady?
Frances Farmer: Frances Elena Farmer. Want me to spell it?
Arresting Sergeant: And your address?
Frances Farmer: Put me down as a vag, vagrant, vagabond. What is this, a joke? It's ...
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$11,624 (USA) (26 December 1982)
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