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A Place in the Sun (1951)

A Place in the Sun
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Montgomery Clift Montgomery Clift
George Eastman
Elizabeth Taylor Elizabeth Taylor
Angela Vickers
Shelley Winters Shelley Winters
Alice Tripp
Anne Revere Anne Revere
Hannah Eastman
Keefe Brasselle Keefe Brasselle
Earl Eastman
Fred Clark Fred Clark
Raymond Burr Raymond Burr
Dist. Atty. R. Frank Marlowe
Herbert Heyes Herbert Heyes
Charles Eastman

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A Place in the Sun

6 years, 11 months ago at Sep 20 8:18
Shot in 1949 but not released until 1951, A Place in the Sun was well worth the wait. When filming wrapped it would have competed against Sunset Blvd. and All About Eve for the Academy Awards glory, but in 1951 it competed against A Streetcar Named Desire and An American in Paris, oh what glorious years. This is actually the second adaptation of Theodore Dreiser’s novel An American Tragedy, but ... read more
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Young up-and-comer George Eastman is thrust into the blue collar life of a rich uncle's family business where he's expected to learn the ropes from the bottom up. While paying his dues, Eastman becomes involved with Alice Tripp, a simple, trusting girl on the assembly line. When Eastman is finally introduced to high society he meets the gorgeous, sophisticated Angela Vickers and promptly forgets all about Alice. Only Alice won't be gotten rid of so easily.
Release date: 14 August 1951
UPC: 097360581546
Tags: 1950s (9), Drama (9), 1951 (8), Romance (7), Murder (5), Marriage (5), Forest (4), Lake (4), Factory (4), Passion (4), Drowning (4), Camping (4), Ambition (4), Convertible (4), Love (3), Sex (3), Jail (3), Based On Novel (3), Confession (3), Birthday Party (2)
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