Teenage Rebel

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Teenage Rebel
Teenage Rebel (movie poster).jpg
Film poster
Directed by Edmund Goulding
Produced by Charles Brackett
Written by Charles Brackett
Edmund Goulding
Walter Reisch
Edith R. Sommer
Starring Ginger Rogers
Music by Leigh Harline
Cinematography Joseph MacDonald
Edited by William Mace
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release dates
  • November 1, 1956 (1956-11-01) (United States)
Running time
94 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $985,000[1]
Box office $1.75 million (US)[2]

Teenage Rebel is a 1956 American drama film directed by Edmund Goulding and starring Ginger Rogers. It was nominated for two Academy Awards; Best Costume Design and Best Art Direction (Lyle R. Wheeler, Jack Martin Smith, Walter M. Scott, Stuart A. Reiss).[3][4]

The film was an adaptation of the play A Roomful of Roses by Edith Sommer, with Betty Lou Keim reprising her Broadway role.


A sensitive young woman who has been living with her divorced father goes to live at her mother's home for three weeks.



  1. ^ Solomon, Aubrey. Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History (The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1989. ISBN 978-0-8108-4244-1. p250.
  2. ^ 'The Top Box-Office Hits of 1956', Variety Weekly, January 2, 1957.
  3. ^ "The 29th Academy Awards (1957) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-21. 
  4. ^ "NY Times: Teenage Rebel". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-12-22. 

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