The Great Profile

The Great Profile

John Barrymore
Director: Walter Lang Cast: John Barrymore
John Barrymore
, Mary Beth Hughes
Mary Beth Hughes
, Gregory Ratoff
Gregory Ratoff
Walter Lang

DVD (B&W / Full Frame)

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John Barrymore provides an embarrassing spectacle in the semi-autobiographical role of a ham actor. Constantly in debt and always half-loaded, Barrymore accepts a role in an important play, which he nearly ruins by his intemperate antics. Anne Baxter plays a sincere young woman who tries to pull Barrymore back together. He makes a triumphant comeback, but there's always the chance that he'll be back to his old tricks before long. Tastelessly exploiting the real-life relationship between John Barrymore and Elaine Barrie, The Great Profile is supposed to be a comedy. Ha ha.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/11/2014
UPC: 0024543934325
Original Release: 1940
Rating: NR
Source: Fox Mod
Presentation: [B&W, Full Frame]
Time: 1:10:00
Sales rank: 51,072

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Barrymore Evans Garrick
Mary Beth Hughes Sylvia Manners Ganick
Gregory Ratoff Boris Mefoofsky
John Payne Richard Lansing
Anne Baxter Mary Maxwell
Lionel Atwill Dr. Bruce in play
Edward S. Brophy Sylvester
Willie Fung Confucius
Joan Valerie Understudy
Charles Lane Director
Marc Lawrence Tony
Cecil Cunningham Miss Perkins
Hal K. Dawson Ticket Seller
William Pawley Electrician
Eddie Dunn Furniture Man
James Flavin Detective
Dorothy Dearing Debutante
John Elliott Doorman
Robert "Buddy" Shaw Reporter

Technical Credits
Walter Lang Director
Richard Day Art Director
Raymond Griffith Producer
Hilary Lynn Screenwriter
Francis D. Lyon Editor
Cyril Mockridge Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Ernest Palmer Cinematographer
Milton Sperling Screenwriter
Joseph C. Wright Art Director
Darryl F. Zanuck Producer

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