Individualistic and idealistic architect Howard Roark is expelled from college because his designs fail to fit with existing architectural thinking. He seems unemployable but finally lands a job with like-minded Henry Cameron, however within a few years Cameron drinks himself to death, warning Roark that the same fate awaits unless he compromises his ideals. Roark is determined to retain his artistic integrity at all costs. Written by
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The great best seller made greater on the screen by Warner Bros.
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According to Barbara Branden's biography, Ayn Rand
was furious when the courtroom speech was edited without her approval and refused to ever work with Warner Bros. in the future. See more
When Roark is having his first meeting with Toohey he has a copy of the Banner in his hand. When Roark says "I read that in your column yesterday" the paper in his hands is open. The scene shifts perspective to Roark from behind and the paper is folded. See more
I wish I had never seen your building. It's the things that we admire or want that enslave us, I'm not easy to bring into submission.
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