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    Cortisone use drives a father (James Mason) into paranoia in Nicholas Ray's Bigger Than Life (1956).

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Bigger Than Life - (Original Trailer)

Bigger Than Life - (Original Trailer)
Cortisone use drives a father (James Mason) into paranoia in Nicholas Ray's Bigger Than Life (1956).>
Michael Phillips Intro -- Bigger Than Life (1955)
Guest host Michael Phillips introduces Bigger Than Life,...
Michael Phillips Intro -- Bigger Than...
Michael Phillips Intro -- Bigger Than Life (1955)
Guest host Michael Phillips introduces Bigger Than Life, 1955. >
Bigger Than Life (1955) -- (Movie Clip) The...
Schoolteacher Ed (producer and co-writer James Mason) still...
Bigger Than Life (1955) -- (Movie Clip)...
Bigger Than Life (1955) -- (Movie Clip) The Prognosis Is Poor
Schoolteacher Ed (producer and co-writer James Mason) still hospitalized with mysterious illness, his wife Lou (Barbara Rush) discovering his secret second job, doctors Ruric and Norton (Roland Winters, Robert Simon) with bad and maybe-good news, in Nicholas Ray’s Bigger Than Life, 1956. >
Bigger Than Life (1955) -- (Movie Clip) I Felt Ten...
Ed (co-writer and producer James Mason) back at school now...
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Bigger Than Life (1955) -- (Movie Clip) I Felt Ten Feet Tall
Ed (co-writer and producer James Mason) back at school now thriving with Cortisone treatment, dropped by wife Lou (Barbara Rush), covering for colleague Pat (Kipp Hamilton), director Nicholas Ray offering some intense student art and suggesting a problem, in Bigger Than Life, 1956. >
Bigger Than Life (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Name The...
Assured opening from director Nicholas Ray and...
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Bigger Than Life (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Name The Five Great Lakes
Assured opening from director Nicholas Ray and producer/co-writer/star James Mason, as city schoolteacher Ed Avery, Kipp Hamilton as colleague Pat, Walter Matthau as coach-buddy Wally and Rusty Lane as principal Bob, and a secret partly revealed, in Bigger Than Life, 1956. >
Bigger Than Life (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Let's...
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Bigger Than Life (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Let's Face It, We're Dull
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