Smash Up: The Story of a Woman (1947) - Rotten Tomatoes

Smash Up: The Story of a Woman1947

Smash Up: The Story of a Woman (1947)





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In this drama, a woman struggles to reassemble her broken life. The woman started out as a night-club singer but abandoned her career after marrying a budding radio star. When he finally hits the big-time, the woman finds herself deeply depressed and turns toward the bottle for solace.

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Susan Hayward
as Angie Evans Conway
Lee Bowman
as Ken Conway
Marsha Hunt
as Martha Gray
Eddie Albert
as Steve Nelson
Carl Esmond
as Dr. Lorenz
Carleton Young
as Mr. Elliott
Charles D. Brown
as Mike Dawson
Janet Murdoch
as Miss Kirk
Sharyn Payne
as Angelica
Robert Shayne
as Mr. Gordon
Matt Dennis
as Offstage Voices
George Meader
as Attorney
Steve Olsen
as Bartender
Fred Browne
as Bartender
Vivian Oakland
as Woman at Bar
Robert Verdaine
as Maitre d'
Peg La Centra
as Offscreen voice
Ethel Wales
as Farmer's Wife
Noel Neill
as Girl at party
Bess Flowers
as Inquisitive Party Guest
Alice Fleming
as Miss Tierman
James Craven
as Sam Winsley
Frances Morris
as Mrs. Benton
Vivien Oakland
as Woman at bar
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Critic Reviews for Smash Up: The Story of a Woman

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Susan Hayward received the first of her five Best Actress nominations for this melodrama (woman's picture) in which she plays a fallen woman.

July 23, 2011 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Susan Hayward in an early, sudsy melodramatic peak.

May 30, 2008 | Rating: 2.5/5

Audience Reviews for Smash Up: The Story of a Woman

I thought Susan Hayward was excellent in this drama.

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