Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Sweet Smell of Success
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 36mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Harold Hecht Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Clifford Odets Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
James Hill Producer n/a 3 3000001
Alexander Mackendrick Director n/a 2 2000001
Jay Adler Actor Manny Davis 1 1000017
Lewis Charles Actor Al Evans 1 1000018
Ernest Lehman Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Ernest Lehman Source Material (from novel) from novelette("Tell Me About It Tomorrow") 120793 4000003
Fred Katz Song songs 120859 8000003
Edward Carrere Art Director art direction 183 9000001
Chico Hamilton Song songs 120859 8000002
Elmer Bernstein Music n/a 120781 8000001
James Wong Howe Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Alan Crosland Jr. Editor n/a 172 7000001
Autumn Russell Actor Linda 1 1000016
Queenie Smith Actor Mildred Tam 1 1000015
Barbara Nichols Actor Rita 1 1000006
Jeff Donnell Actor Sally 1 1000007
Sam Levene Actor Frank D'Angelo 1 1000005
Martin Milner Actor Steve Dallas 1 1000004
Tony Curtis Actor Sidney Falco 1 1000002
Susan Harrison Actor Susan Hunsecker 1 1000003
Joseph Leon Actor Robard 1 1000008
Edith Atwater Actor Mary 1 1000009
Lawrence Dobkin Actor Leo Bartha 1 1000013
Lurene Tuttle Actor Mrs Bartha 1 1000014
David White Actor Otis Elwell 1 1000012
Joe Frisco Actor Herbie Temple 1 1000011
Emile Meyer Actor Harry Kello 1 1000010
Burt Lancaster Actor J J Hunsecker 1 1000001
Synopsis
A sleazy PR man will do anything to get his clients mentioned in the column of a powerful journalist. To achieve this gain he tries to help the columnist break up the latter's younger sister's relationship with a jazz musician, something the overprotective columnist does not approve of.