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The Great Profile Details

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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. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

John Barrymore
as Evans Garrick
Mary Beth Hughes
as Sylvia Manners Ganick
Gregory Ratoff
as Boris Mefoofsky
John Payne
as Richard Lansing
Anne Baxter
as Mary Maxwell
Lionel Atwill
as Dr. Bruce in play
Edward S. Brophy
as Sylvester
Willie Fung
as Confucius
Charles Lane
as Director
Marc Lawrence
as Tony
Cecil Cunningham
as Miss Perkins
Hal K. Dawson
as Ticket Seller
William Pawley
as Electrician
Eddie Dunn
as Furniture Man
James Flavin
as Detective

Crew

Walter Lang
Director
Raymond Griffith
Producer
Darryl F. Zanuck
Producer
Milton Sperling
Screenwriter
Ernest Palmer
Cinematographer
Cyril Mockridge
Composer (Music Score)
Cyril Mockridge
Musical Direction/Supervision
Richard Day
Art Director
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