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Prince Of Players (1955)





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This fictionalized biopic takes a look at the life of 19th-century actor Edwin Booth, the brother of Presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth. Booth's relationship with his insane father and his troubles continuing his career after his brother's historic act are portrayed.


Richard Burton
as Edwin Booth
Raymond Massey
as Junius Brutus Booth
Charles Bickford
as Dave Prescott
Maggie McNamara
as Mary Devlin Booth
John Derek
as John Wilkes Booth
Christopher C. Cook
as Edwin Booth (age 10)
Dayton Lummis
as English Doctor
Ian Keith
as King in Hamlet
Paul Stader
as Laertes
Louis Alexander
as John Booth (age 12)
Bill Walker
as Old Ben
Jack Raine
as Theater Manager
Charles Cane
as Theater Assistant
Betty Flint
as Lady Macbeth
Mae Marsh
as Witch in Macbeth
Stanley Hall
as Abraham Lincoln
Sarah Padden
as Mrs. Abe Lincoln
Ruth Clifford
as English Nurse
Ivan Hayes
as Bernardo
Paul H. Frees
as Francisco
Ben Wright
as Horatio
Melinda Markey
as Young Lady
Eleanor Audley
as Mrs. Montchesington
George Dunn
as Doorman
Steve Darrell
as Maj. Rathbone
George Melford
as Stage Doorman
Tom Fadden
as Trenchard
Henry Kulky
as Bartender
Olan Soule
as Catesby
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