A Life of Her Own
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A Life of Her Own
Lana Turner stars as an ambitious model who seeks her fortune in New York City. She is befriended by over-the-hill cover-girl Ann Dvorak, whose performance carries the story until she commits suicide twenty minutes into the film. Turner promises herself that she won't end up burned out like Dvorak, but as her fame grows, she is inexorably drawn into the hectic social whirl that sealed Dvorak's doom. Enjoying the favors of wealthy Ray Milland, Turner seeks out Milland's wife (Margaret Phillips), hoping to convince the woman to give up her husband. When she meets the crippled Mrs.… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Starring Lana Turner and Ray Milland, this melodrama about adultery is a minor film in George Cukor's impressive output."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"This artificially dramatic fluff piece seems as if it was ripped out of the pages of a woman's confessional magazine ... ."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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