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A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd(1957)

Also Known As: Budd Schulberg's A Face in the Crowd | The Arkansas Traveler |

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Brief Synopsis

A female radio reporter turns a folk-singing drifter into a powerful media star.

Cast & Crew

Elia Kazan Director
Andy Griffith Larry "Lonesome" Rhodes
Patricia Neal Marcia Jeffries
Anthony Franciosa Joey de Palma
Walter Matthau Mel Miller
Lee Remick Betty Lou Fleckum
Percy Waram Gen. Hainesworth
Marshall Neilan Senator Worthington Fuller
Alexander Kirkland Jim Collier
Charles Irving S. J. Luffler
Howard Smith J. B. Jeffries
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in New York: 28 May 1957; Los Angeles opening: 29 May 1957
Release Date:  1957 Production Date:  [1.85:1]
An Elia Kazan Production
AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Newtown Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  125-126 or 132 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • TCM is no place for politics

    David H. 2016-10-05

    C'mon TCM! Having Jonah Goldberg as a guest programmer for this film was idiotic. If I want the kind of nonsense that Goldberg was spewing I can buy... MORE>

  • Space in the Shroud

    Clichae 2016-10-05

    It is my guess that most ( if not all) pop artists of postwar pop culture were discovered, marketed, profited, & disinherited by the well paid servents... MORE>

  • Andy Griffith is like a griffin

    Jeff Boston 2016-10-04

    He's flying all over the place as the mythical beast Lonesome Rhodes, yet he does not chew up all the scenery. The marvelous Mayberry man dominates... MORE>