Poker Alice

Poker Alice

Director: Arthur A. Seidelman Cast: Ed Adams, Gary Bisig, Pat Corley

VHS

Overview

We've been told that Poker Alice, a Boston-bred lady of means who managed a wild-west gambling hall and bordello in the 1870s, was based on a real person. She certainly seems real as portrayed by Elizabeth Taylor in this made-for-TV film (Taylor's first). After winning her house of ill repute in a five-card stud game, Taylor finds true love in the form of bounty hunter Tom Skeritt. Also in hand is George Hamilton as Taylor's slick partner "Cousin John" (the original ads for this film billed Hamilton and Taylor as "The King and Queen of Hearts"). In addition, Susan Tyrrell shows up for a down-and-dirty cat fight with the feisty Taylor. Poker Alice rode into TV land on May 22, 1987.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/09/1997
UPC: 0092091900475
Original Release: 1987
Rating: NR
Source: Starz / Anchor Bay

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ed Adams Harris
Gary Bisig Gilmore
Pat Corley McCarthy
Paul Drake Baker
Gary Grubbs Marshal
George Hamilton John
Elizabeth Taylor Alice Moffit
Susan Tyrrell Mad Mary
Henry Max Kendrick Carter
Gloria Manon Saloon Girl
Richard Mulligan Sears
John Pearce Man in Street
John Bennett Perry Actor
Annabella Price Miss Tuttwiler
Tom Skerritt Jeremy Collins
Marya Small Actor
Liz Torres Big Erma
David Wayne Amos

Technical Credits
Arthur A. Seidelman Director
Hanania Baer Cinematographer
James Lee Barrett Screenwriter
Billy Goldenberg Score Composer
Millie Moore Editor
Renee Valente Producer

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