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The Great Gatsby (1949)

A Jazz Age bootlegger learns the hard way about the wages of sin.

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... Jay Gatsby
... Daisy Buchanan
... Nicholas 'Nick' Carraway
... Jordan Baker
... Tom Buchanaan
... Wilson
... Myrtle Wilson
... Dan Cody
... Myron Lupus
... Klipspringer
... Drunken Guest at Party
Walter Greaza ... Kinsella
... Mavromichaelis
... Real Estate Man
Diane Nance ... Pamela
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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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You Set Me Free
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Music by Charles Rosoff
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
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9 October 1998 | by 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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