Charles Castle is a successful Hollywood actor who has opted for screen success over art. He must make critical decisions regarding his career, his marriage, his art & morality. In this ... See full summary »

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Louise Allbritton ...
Daphne Anderson ...
Connie Bliss
Phil Brown ...
Hank Teagle
Alfred Burke ...
Paul Carpenter ...
Buddy Bliss
James Clarke ...
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Martin Miller ...
Nat Danziger
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Dixie Evens
Mavis Villiers ...
Patty Benedict
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Charles Castle is a successful Hollywood actor who has opted for screen success over art. He must make critical decisions regarding his career, his marriage, his art & morality. In this screen adaptation of a Clifford Odets play, Castle is pressured by his studio boss and manipulated into a potentially murderous cover-up to protect his career. An indictment of the amoral world of 50's Hollywood and its corrosive effect upon the artist. Written by Thomas Robin

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30 December 1958 (UK)  »

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