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The Great Gatsby (1949)

In this "adaptation" of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, a Jazz Age bootlegger learns the hard way about the wages of sin.

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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. Written by Cleo <frede005@maroon.tc.umn.edu>

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13 July 1949 (USA)  »

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Le prix du silence  »

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The film takes place in 1922. See more »

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There's a Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder
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Written by Al Jolson, Billy Rose and Dave Dreyer
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9 October 1998 | by (milwaukee, wisconsin) – See all my reviews

This is a pretty good movie that seems to be lost. It contains possible Alan Ladd's fine performance, and is far better than the vapid 1974 remake with Redford.


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