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A Place in the Sun

A Place in the Sun(1951)

Also Known As: A Modern Story | An American Tragedy |

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Brief Synopsis

An ambitious young man wins an heiress''''s heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend''''s pregnancy.

Cast & Crew

George Stevens Director
Montgomery Clift George Eastman
Elizabeth Taylor Angela Vickers
Shelley Winters Alice Tripp
Anne Revere Hannah Eastman
Keefe Brasselle Earl Eastman
Fred Clark Bellows
Raymond Burr District Attorney R. Frank Marlowe
Herbert Heyes Charles Eastman
Shepperd Strudwick Anthony Vickers
Frieda Inescort Mrs. Vickers
Kathryn Givney Louise Eastman
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 15 Aug 1951; New York opening: 28 Aug 1951
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  George Stevens' Production
EB; AFI; Paige
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  118 or 122 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  14    

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  • A Place in the System

    Bonapartis6t 2015-02-14

    I agree that the film cannot compare with the novel, and that Burr becomes distracting by trying too hard, but otherwise, it's a fine and honorable... MORE>

  • place in the sun

    kevin sellers 2015-02-14

    Powerful look at the American class system, circa 1952. (Not much has changed, except that there's a bigger gap between the rich and the rest.) In... MORE>

  • Amazing movie!!!

    SDPPET 2014-11-19

    Elizabeth Taylor is breathtaking!!!! Tell Momma tell Momma all. Montgomery Clift is tortured and delivers an outstanding performance. This movie draws you... MORE>