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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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  • There's No Place in the Sun for Shady Men

    Delia 2013-08-23

    Quintessentially, it's Let's Make a Deal. Door number 1, 2, or 3? George Eastman, a fidgety, wired loner from a poor family, picks Door Number 1.... MORE>

  • disturbing for that time 1951

    PSemple 2013-02-22

    It was a well written and acted movie for its time (1951) with famous movie stars. But I found it disturbing about the content of planning a murder of a... MORE>

  • Great artistic film. I hate to watch it.

    denscul 2013-02-21

    While I would admit Monty is a good actor, I can never watch him and forget he is just acting. And E. Taylor, a beauty who made most female stars jealous .... MORE>