ITV Play of the Week: Season 4, Episode 18

The Big Knife (30 Dec. 1958)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Louise Allbritton ...
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Connie Bliss
Harry Baird
Phil Brown ...
Hank Teagle
Alfred Burke ...
Paul Carpenter ...
Buddy Bliss
James Clarke ...
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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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