The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

Director
Vincente Minnelli

Main cast
Lana Turner; Kirk Douglas; Walter Pidgeon; Dick Powell; Barry Sullivan

Genres
Romance, Drama

Description
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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