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A House Is Not a Home

Directed by Russell Rouse
United States, 1964
Drama

Synopsis

Based on Polly Adler’s best-selling autobiography about her life in the Roaring Twenties as a legendary Madam. The movie follows Polly’s life from an immigrant worker to becoming friend and confidante of underworld bigwigs, social leaders, businessmen, politicians, writers and artists.

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A House Is Not a Home Directed by Russell Rouse

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1965 | Nominee: Best Costume Design, Black-and-White