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The Bad and the Beautiful 1952

  • Vincente Minnelli
  • December 25, 1952
  • 118 mins
  • English
  • Drama, Romance
I took you out of the gutter . . . I can fling you back!
Told in flashback form, the film traces the rise and fall of a tough, ambitious Hollywood producer Jonathan Shields, as seen through the eyes of various acquaintances, including a writer James Lee Bartlow, a star Georgia Lorrison and a director Fred Amiel. He is a hard-driving, ambitious man who ruthlessly uses everyone - including the writer, star and director - on the way to becoming one of Hollywood's top movie makers.


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