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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifetyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession and tragedy.

Cast & Crew

Elliott Nugent Director
Alan Ladd Jay Gatsby
Betty Field Daisy [Buchanan]
MacDonald Carey Nick Carraway
Ruth Hussey Jordan Baker
Barry Sullivan Tom [Buchanan]
Shelley Winters Myrtle Wilson
Henry Hull Dan Cody
Carole Mathews Ella Cody
Ed Begley Myron Lupus
Elisha Cook Jr. Klipspringer
Nicholas Joy The guest ["Owl man"]
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 14 Jul 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  91 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,195    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Great Films From Great Diredtors

    F brundrett 2013-06-20

    I was fortunate to watch the Alan lad version of this Film and have since seen the Redford one. There is no comparison. I hope they never produce a... MORE>

  • Where is this version?

    John 2012-01-14

    Sorry, this isn't a review. I don't know where to post this. Nobody from TCM reads this site anyway. It's just for plugging the shows. My... MORE>

  • another lost gem

    julie bozarth 2011-12-01

    my mom had told me about this one all my life and i never did get to see it on tv. finally i found a very bad copy that cost too much and was completely... MORE>