Actress, The - (Original Trailer)
Jean Simmons stars in The Actress (1953), the true story of Ruth Gordon's early struggles on the road to stage stardom.
Actress, The (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Sing Out Your Lessons
Playing cards with her ex-sailor father (Spencer Tracy), aspiring actress Ruth (Jean Simmons) receives friends (Norma Jean Nilsson, Dawn Bender), in George Cukor's The Actress, 1953, from Ruth Gordon's autobiographical play.
Actress, The (1953) -- (Movie Clip) God'll Hear You
At the Wollaston, ME train station, Ruth (Jean Simmons) with mother (Teresa Wright, 11 years Simmons' senior) and beau Fred (Anthony Perkins) gets an exciting telegram, in The Actress, 1953, from Ruth Gordon's autobiographical play and screenplay.
Actress, The (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Beautiful Lady
Opening scene from author and screenwriter Ruth Gordon (nee Jones, played by Jean Simmons) watching Hazel Dawn (Kay Williams) in The Pink Lady, then with parents (Spencer Tracy, Teresa Wright) in George Cukor's The Actress, 1953.