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Limelight

Limelight(1953)

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Brief Synopsis

A broken-down comic sacrifices everything to give a young dancer a shot at the big time.

Cast & Crew

Claire Bloom Thereza [Ambrose]
Nigel Bruce Postant
Buster Keaton Calvero's partner
Norman Lloyd Bodalink
Wheeler Dryden Thereza's doctor
Barry Bernard John Redfern
Stapleton Kent Claudius
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 23 Oct 1952; Los Angeles opening: 1972
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  AFI Library; EB;
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Celebrated Films Corp.
Duration(mins):  138 or 143 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  8    

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  • Limelight

    John 2013-08-03

    Overall- 4 1/2 out of 5Lead Performers-4/5Supporting Cast-4/5Director-5/5Score-5/5Screenplay-4/5Cinematography-5/5Importance-4/5Recommendation for fans of... MORE>

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    susan mitchell 2013-04-16

    I want to purchase this film. It is an absolutely lovely film that I wanted to watch again as soon as it was over. MORE>

  • Greatest Movie To Me

    Nate 2013-04-16

    This film may not be the greatest to film critics, like "Citizen Kane," for instance, due to the latter film's effects, cinematography,... MORE>