Room at the Top | 1959

Drama, Adaptation
In his relentless pursuit of rising up in class stature, a working-class young man in Northern England seduces a wealthy industrialist's daughter--whom he does not love--in order to marry into her wealth, but what he ...more
Director: Jack Clayton
Awards: 2 Oscar wins. Another 5 wins & 9 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Joe Lampton

Actor

... Alice Aisgill

Actor

... Susan Brown

Actor

... Mr Brown

Actor

... Mrs Brown

Actor

... Charles Soames

Actor

... Mr Hoylake

Actor

... Jack Wales

Actor

... George Aisgill

Actor

... June Samson

Actor

... Elspeth

Actor

... Miss Gilchrist

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Company

Romulus Films Ltd

Production Company

Synopsis

In his relentless pursuit of rising up in class stature, a working-class young man in Northern England seduces a wealthy industrialist's daughter--whom he does not love--in order to marry into her wealth, but what he leaves behind is the woman whom he really loves. Subsequently, he must pay the price for his ruthless ambition.

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