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The Bad and the Beautiful

The Bad and the Beautiful(1953)

Also Known As: Memorial to a Bad Man | Tribute to a Bad Man |

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Brief Synopsis

An unscrupulous movie producer uses everyone around him in his climb to the top.

Cast & Crew

Ivan Triesault Von Ellstein
Paul Stewart Syd [Murphy]
Gilbert Roland [Victor] "Gaucho" [Ribera]
Gloria Grahame Rosemary [Bartlow]
Barry Sullivan Fred [Amiel]
Walter Pidgeon Harry Pebbel
Dick Powell James Lee [Bartlow]
Kirk Douglas Jonathan [Shields]
Lana Turner Georgia [Lorrison]
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 25 Dec 1952; New York opening: 15 Jan 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  AFI; AFI Library; EB;
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  116-117 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  13    
Duration(reels):  10,579    

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  • love is for the very young

    don letta 2017-04-09

    In the early fifties, Hollywood decided that showing the movie going public a glimpse of what it was really like, would be entertaining, and as a result,... MORE>

  • Hollywood Schmaltz at Its Best

    Tawny 2016-11-28

    Kirk Douglas is your mega maniacal narcissist who, as Don Henley sings in "Dirty Laundry," kicks 'em when they're up and kicks 'em... MORE>

  • The Bad and the Beautiful

    michael whitty 2016-07-20

    An effective Hollywood story as we run around with ambitious producer Kirk Douglas trying to make the big hit film. Actress on the rise Lana Turner tries... MORE>