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The Fountainhead

The Fountainhead(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.

Cast & Crew

King Vidor Director
Gary Cooper Howard Roark
Patricia Neal Dominique Francon
Raymond Massey Gail Wynand
Kent Smith Peter Keating
Robert Douglas Ellsworth Toohey
Henry Hull Henry Cameron
Ray Collins Enright
Moroni Olsen Chairman
Jerome Cowan Alvah Scarret
Paul Harvey Businessman
Harry Woods The superintendent
Bob Alden Newsboy

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  comm vid*; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  112 or 114 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Rocky Fountain High

    H.A.C. 2018-08-13

    To be great- to be a genius- one must be original: the life is the origin of the personae, art, method, idea, etc. If one is likened to someone else- no... MORE>

  • Philosophical Thumping

    David H. 2018-08-11

    Right from the start instead of a movie The Fountainhead is giving us a sermon on the glories of self-centeredness. The studio should have insisted that... MORE>

  • A Victory of Philosophy In An Impractical Way

    Bob Reuter 2017-01-20

    I am not a Lawyer; and, I do not normally expound views that I feel only Lawyers might hold. Rand is wonderful in the worlds of her novels and her... MORE>