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Movie star Charlie Castle draws the ire of Hollywood producer Stanley Hoff when he refuses to sign a new seven-year contract. Castle is sick of the low quality of the studio's films and wants to start a new life. While his estranged wife supports him in the decision, Castle's talent agent urges him to reconsider. When Castle continues to be uncooperative, Hoff resorts to blackmail in order to get...

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Directed by

Robert Aldrich

Written by

Clifford Odets (Theatre Play)
James Poe (Adaptation)

Runtime

111 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

A Journey to the Dark Heart of Hollywood

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Keywords

movie business film noir

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