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.
About a year after this movie was made and released, actress Susan Blakely, who had been considered to play Frances Farmer in this film, portrayed Farmer in the 1983 CBS tele-movie, Will There Really Be a Morning? (1983).
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 ...
When Frances is at the party and is warned that she's being "bugged" by the Feds, a boom mic is clearly visible over her head.
$11,624 (USA) (26 December 1982)