About the film
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Ace in the Hole
Release Date: June 29, 1951
|Slogan||:||«Rough, tough Chuck Tatum, who battered his way to the top... trampling everything in his path - men, women and morals !»|
|Producers||:||Billy Wilder, Hugh Brown, William Schorr, Bert McKay, Richard Blaydon|
|Writers||:||Billy Wilder, Walter Newman, Lesser Samuels|
A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to revitalize his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control media circus.