Roughly Speaking

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  • Genre(s): Drama Comedy
  • Release year: 1945
  • Running time: 117 min
Roughly Speaking is a 1945 drama/comedy starring Rosalind Russell and Jack Carson. The plot involves a strong-minded mother keeping her family afloat through World War I and the Great Depression. The movie was based on the autobiography of the same... read more

Roughly Speaking is a 1945 drama/comedy starring Rosalind Russell and Jack Carson. The plot involves a strong-minded mother keeping her family afloat through World War I and the Great Depression. The movie was based on the autobiography of the same name, published in 1943, by Louise Randall Pierson.

Original Release

01/31/1945

US Release

01/31/1945

Cast

Alan Hale Lew Morton
Jack Carson Harold C. Pierson
Rosalind Russell Louise Randall Pierson
Ray Collins Mr. John Chase Randall / John Chase Randall
Robert Hutton John Crane, ages 20-28
Kathleen Lockhart Mrs. Henrietta Louise Randall / Henrietta Louise Randall
Jean Sullivan Louise Jr., ages 18-26
Donald Woods Rodney Crane
Andrea King Barbara, ages 21-29
Ann Doran Alice Abbott
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Michael Curtiz

Writers

Louise Randall Pierson, Catherine Turney

Cast

Alan Hale Lew Morton
Jack Carson Harold C. Pierson
Rosalind Russell Louise Randall Pierson
Ray Collins Mr. John Chase Randall / John Chase Randall
Robert Hutton John Crane, ages 20-28
Kathleen Lockhart Mrs. Henrietta Louise Randall / Henrietta Louise Randall
Jean Sullivan Louise Jr., ages 18-26
Donald Woods Rodney Crane
Andrea King Barbara, ages 21-29
Ann Doran Alice Abbott
Mona Freeman Barbara, ages 15-20
Robert Arthur Frankie at 17
John Qualen Svend Olsen
Irving Bacon Customer in Music Shop
Eily Malyon The Dean
George Meader The Professor
Ann E. Todd Louise Randall as a child / Young Louise Randall
Eddie Acuff Billiards Player
John Alvin Lawton MacKall
Sig Arno George

Producers

Jack L. Warner Executive Producer
Henry Blanke Producer

Editors

David Weisbart

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