About the film
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The Bad and the Beautiful
Release Date: December 25, 1952
|Slogan||:||«I took you out of the gutter... I can fling you back!»|
|Writers||:||George Bradshaw, Charles Schnee|
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 on the way to becoming one of Hollywood's top movie makers.