About

At the Doll House, a 1930s New Orleans bordello, Hallie is the main attraction both for clients and for Jo, the madame. Her comfortable if tedious life is disrupted by the arrival in town of Dove Linkhorn, her true love of three years before who is now searching for her. When Linkhorn learns the truth of her profession he triggers a chain of events involving a number of people, including the young...

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Directed by

Edward Dmytryk

Written by

Nelson Algren (Novel)
John Fante (Screenplay)
Edmund Morris (Screenplay)

Runtime

114 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

A side of life you never expected to see on the screen!

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book brothel 1930s new orleans, louisiana

Photos

Lists

#78 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song Elmer Bernstein