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Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success(1957)

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Brief Synopsis

A crooked press agent stoops to new depths to help an egotistical columnist break up his sister's romance.

Cast & Crew

Burt Lancaster J. J. Hunsecker
Tony Curtis Sidney Falco
Susan Harrison Susie Hunsecker
Marty Milner Steve Dallas
Sam Levene Frank D'Angelo
Joe Frisco Herbie Temple
Emile Meyer Harry Kello
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in New York: 24 Jun 1957
Release Date:  1957 Production Date:  AFI; EB; UCLA
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Hecht-Hill-Lancaster, Norma-Curtleigh Productions
Duration(mins):  96 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Riveting Media Twists

    Will Fox 2017-04-25

    Special thanks to TCM's wise scheduler for having "The Great Man" (1956) be the first feature in the superb double feature, with the most... MORE>

  • Lancaster's and Curtis's best--arguably

    Robert Mann 2017-01-15

    This is not strictly speaking a Film Noir, but it is dark nevertheless. Crackling dialogue and no punches pulled, this performance doesn't mince... MORE>

  • Scathing Noir Classic

    FLorian Varker 2016-03-16

    A scathing Noir Classic. All time great performances from Burt and Tony! MORE>