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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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    Richard 2018-02-19

    About the Hollywood known well to gossip queens, Hedda and Louella.For starters, Minelli directs best efforts by Kirk and Lana backing them up with a first... MORE>

  • the force of nature is still strong in him.

    a.morris 2017-12-20

    not even the weather channel could keep track of the storm of emotion kirk douglas displayed in this. the version of holly wood business was interesting.... MORE>

  • Kirk's Prequel to Two Weeks In Another Town

    nertztomertz 2017-11-14

    Love the cameo with Steve Forrest opposite Ms Lana Turner.Decent film,strong supporting roles. MORE>