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greatest female performances of the '50s

by jsaez
greatest female performances of the '50s by jsaez
alphabetically and chronologically by actress: Harriet Andersson (Summer with Monika) Carroll Baker (Baby Doll) Anita Björk (Miss Julie) Eva Dahlbeck (Smiles of a Summer Night) Dorothy Dandridge (Carmen Jones) Danielle Darrieux (The Earrings of Madame De…) Bette Davis (All About Eve) Edith Evans (The Importance of Being Earnest) Judy Garland (A Star Is Born) Gloria Grahame (The Big Heat) Julie Harris (The Member of the Wedding) Susan Hayward (I’ll Cry Tomorrow) Susan Hayward (I Want to Live!) Audrey Hepburn (Roman Holiday) Audrey Hepburn (Sabrina) Audrey Hepburn (The Nun’s Story) Katherine Hepburn (The African Queen) Katherine Hepburn (The… Read more

alphabetically and chronologically by actress:

Harriet Andersson (Summer with Monika)
Carroll Baker (Baby Doll)
Anita Björk (Miss Julie)
Eva Dahlbeck (Smiles of a Summer Night)
Dorothy Dandridge (Carmen Jones)
Danielle Darrieux (The Earrings of Madame De…)
Bette Davis (All About Eve)
Edith Evans (The Importance of Being Earnest)
Judy Garland (A Star Is Born)
Gloria Grahame (The Big Heat)
Julie Harris (The Member of the Wedding)
Susan Hayward (I’ll Cry Tomorrow)
Susan Hayward (I Want to Live!)
Audrey Hepburn (Roman Holiday)
Audrey Hepburn (Sabrina)
Audrey Hepburn (The Nun’s Story)
Katherine Hepburn (The African Queen)
Katherine Hepburn (The Rainmaker)
Judy Holliday (Born Yesterday)
Judy Holliday (It Should Happen to You)
Deborah Kerr (The King and I)
Deborah Kerr (Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison)
Vivien Leigh (A Streetcar Named Desire)
Ida Lupino (On Dangerous Ground)
Anna Magnani (Bellissima)
Anna Magnani (The Golden Coach)
Anna Magnani (The Rose Tattoo)
Giulietta Masina (La Strada)
Giulietta Masina (Nights of Cabiria)
Marilyn Monroe (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)
Marilyn Monroe (Bus Stop)
Marilyn Monroe (Some Like It Hot)
Juanita Moore (Imitation of Life)
Jeanne Moreau (Elevator to the Gallows)
Jeanne Moreau (The Lovers)
Thelma Ritter (Pickup on South Street)
Emmanuelle Riva (Hiroshima Mon Amour)
Rosalind Russell (Auntie Mame)
Simone Signoret (Casque d’Or)
Simone Signoret (Room at the Top)
Gloria Swanson (Sunset Boulevard)
Hideko Takamine (Floating Clouds)
Kinuyo Tanaka (The Life of Oharu)
Ethel Waters (The Member of the Wedding)
Jo Van Fleet (East of Eden)
Joanne Woodward (The Three Faces of Eve)
Isuzu Yamada (Throne of Blood)

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