Broadway showgirl Evelyn Nesbit (Joan Collins) is the object of affection of two men: playboy architect Stanford White (Ray Milland) and wealthy but unstable Harry Thaw (Farley Granger). She marries Thaw, but White’s continued pursuit puts him in the path of Thaw’s volatile temper. Inspired by true events that occurred at the turn of the 20th century. Originally intended to star Marilyn Monroe.

  1. Richard Fleischer


  2. Walter Reisch


  3. Charles Brackett


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ray Milland

    Ray Milland

    Stanford White

  2. Joan Collins

    Joan Collins

    Evelyn Nesbit Thaw

  3. Farley Granger

    Farley Granger

    Harry Kendall Thaw

  4. Luther Adler

    Luther Adler

    Delphin Delmas

  5. Cornelia Otis Skinner

    Cornelia Otis Skinner

    Mrs. Thaw

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The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing
The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing



Status Released

Release Information

  • October 1, 1955


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 49m

Budget -

Revenue -



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