Hollywood Story (1951) - Rotten Tomatoes

Hollywood Story (1951)





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This murder mystery concerns a long-unsolved homicide case involving several silent-film stars. Producer Richard Conte decides to make a movie based on the case and to this end rounds up its surviving participants, including a once-great star/director who has been reduced to bit parts


Richard Conte
as Larry O'Brien
Julie Adams
as Sally Rousseau / Amanda Rousseau
Richard Egan
as Police Lt. Bud Lennox
Henry Hull
as Philip Ferrara / Vincent St. Clair
Fred Clark
as Sam Collyer
Jim Backus
as Mitch Davis
Paul Cavanagh
as Roland Paul
Francis X. Bushman
as Francis X. Bushman - Old-time Movie Star
Betty Blythe
as Betty Blythe - Old-time Movie Star
William Farnum
as William Farnum - Old-time Movie Star
Helen Gibson
as Helen Gibson - Old-time Movie Star
Joel McCrea
as Joel McCrea - Modern-day Movie Star
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Critic Reviews for Hollywood Story

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

All this adds up to intriguing fare, well above the average for this type of film.

August 7, 2019 | Full Review…

A minor film noir that somehow manages to trap me with the whodunit of its plot and the presence of Richard Conte as a producer turned detective. [Full review in Spanish]

June 24, 2021 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

A fairly absorbing crime thriller whose plot involves a look at Hollywood's silent stars.

September 30, 2002 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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