Sweet Smell Of Success

Starring Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis
Directed by Alexander Mackendrick

Criterion Collection | February 22, 2011 | DVD

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An acid-dipped look at the world of entertainment and gossip. J.J. Hunsecker is a ruthless columnist who is so powerful, that one word in his column can make or break a celebrity. He is aided by a slimy publicity agent, who does anything and everything to keep Hunsecker satisfied, even if the deeds are unethical and immoral. So when a musician whom Hunsecker dislikes falls for the columnist's sister, Hunsecker and the lowlife publicist plot the performer's downfall...

Video Release: February 22, 2011

Runtime: 96

Rating: Not Rated

Studio: Criterion Collection

UPC: 715515068017

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Sweet Smell Of Success

Sweet Smell Of Success

Starring Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis
Directed by Alexander Mackendrick

Video Release: February 22, 2011

Runtime: 96

Rating: Not Rated

Studio: Criterion Collection

UPC: 715515068017


Edition Description
  • B&W
  • Runtime: 96 minutes
  • NTSC (Canada and USA)
  • Originally in English

Synopsis

An acid-dipped look at the world of entertainment and gossip. J.J. Hunsecker is a ruthless columnist who is so powerful, that one word in his column can make or break a celebrity. He is aided by a slimy publicity agent, who does anything and everything to keep Hunsecker satisfied, even if the deeds are unethical and immoral. So when a musician whom Hunsecker dislikes falls for the columnist's sister, Hunsecker and the lowlife publicist plot the performer's downfall...

Description

An all-powerful columnist and an opportunistic press agent clash in a struggle for power.

Notes

Additional production company: Norma-Curtleigh Productions. Additional cast: Joseph Leon (Robard), Joe Frisco (Herbie Temple), Autumn Russell (Linda), Leiws Charles (Al Evans).