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Director:
Writers:
Charles Schnee (screenplay)
Irwin Shaw (novel)
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Release Date:
21 December 1962 (West Germany) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
...only in Rome could this story happen...
Plot:
After spending three years in an asylum, a washed-up actor views a minor assignment from his old director in Rome as a chance for personal and professional redemption. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
good follow-up to THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL See more (26 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Kirk Douglas ... Jack Andrus

Edward G. Robinson ... Maurice Kruger

Cyd Charisse ... Carlotta

George Hamilton ... Davie Drew

Daliah Lavi ... Veronica (as Dahlia Lavi)

Claire Trevor ... Clara Kruger

James Gregory ... Brad Byrd

Rosanna Schiaffino ... Barzelli
Joanna Roos ... Janet Bark

George Macready ... Lew Jordan
Mino Doro ... Tucino

Stefan Schnabel ... Zeno

Vito Scotti ... Assistant Director
Tom Palmer ... Dr. Cold Eyes
Erich von Stroheim Jr. ... Ravinksi (as Erich Von Stroheim Jr.)

Leslie Uggams ... Chanteuse
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edit Angold ... German Tourist (uncredited)
Albert Carrier ... Mario (uncredited)
Lilyan Chauvin ... Bar Girl (uncredited)
Edward Colmans ... Tucino's Henchman (uncredited)
Franco Corsaro ... Tucino's Henchman (uncredited)
Joan Courtenay ... Signora Tucino (uncredited)
Joe Dante ... Ad Lib in Lounge (uncredited)
Cilly Feindt ... Lady Godiva (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Guest at Anniversary Banquet (uncredited)
James Garde ... Sound Engineer (uncredited)
Charles Horvath ... Bouncer (uncredited)
John Indrisano ... Bouncer (uncredited)
Janet Lake ... Noel O'Neill (uncredited)
Margie Liszt ... Liz (uncredited)
Ann Molinari ... Bar Girl (uncredited)
Alberto Morin ... Cameraman (uncredited)
Don Orlando ... Soundman (uncredited)
Steve Peck ... Carlotta's suitor in party (uncredited)
Red Perkins ... George Jarrett (uncredited)

Dick Powell ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Benito Prezia ... Ad Lib in Lounge (uncredited)
Beulah Quo ... Chinese Woman (uncredited)

Tony Randall ... Ad Lib in Lounge (uncredited)

Barry Sullivan ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Lana Turner ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Eugene Walter ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Vincente Minnelli 
 
Writing credits
Charles Schnee (screenplay)

Irwin Shaw (novel)

Produced by
John Houseman .... producer
Ethel Winant .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
David Raksin 
 
Cinematography by
Milton R. Krasner (director of photography) (as Milton Krasner)
 
Film Editing by
Adrienne Fazan 
Robert James Kern  (as Robert J. Kern Jr.)
 
Art Direction by
George W. Davis 
Urie McCleary 
 
Set Decoration by
F. Keogh Gleason  (as Keogh Gleason)
Henry Grace 
 
Costume Design by
Walter Plunkett (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair stylist
William Tuttle .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Erich von Stroheim Jr. .... assistant director
Robert H. Justman .... additional assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Franklin Milton .... recording supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Robert R. Hoag .... special visual effects
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Pierre Balmain .... wardrobe: Miss Charisse
 
Editorial Department
Charles K. Hagedon .... color consultant
 
Music Department
Alex Alexander .... musician: cello (uncredited)
Robert Armbruster .... conductor (uncredited)
Georgie Auld .... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Carl Fortina .... musician: accordion (uncredited)
Robert Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski .... musician: viola (uncredited)
Max Rabinowitz .... musician: piano (uncredited)
David Raksin .... conductor (uncredited)
Ruby Raksin .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Uan Rasey .... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Herbert W. Spencer .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Si Zentner .... musician: trombone (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"2 Weeks in Another Town" - USA (poster title)
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Runtime:
107 min
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Color:
Black and White | Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:PG | Finland:K-16 | Sweden:15 | USA:Approved (certificate #20142)

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Trivia:
The old film of Kirk Douglas's character Jack that is being screened is The Bad and the Beautiful (1952).See more »
Quotes:
Maurice Kruger:You know you got to make these people think you're important or they'll walk all over you!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Kirk Douglas: Video Scrapbook (1994) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Don't Blame MeSee more »

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12 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
good follow-up to THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, 16 March 2006
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

I think that your opinion of this movie will be strongly influenced depending on whether or not you first saw THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL. I tried watching this film before I saw the prequel and got tired of it and stopped watching. However, a few months later I saw the first film and then saw TWO WEEKS IN ANOTHER TOWN. Then, it all made sense to me,...how the horribly manipulative jerk in THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL slid over the years into the pathetic has-been in this film. I really liked it, as everyone hate ample reason to both hate the lead character, Douglas, and to thank him for their success. A pretty deep film and a perfect follow-up.

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