The Carpetbaggers (1964) was a Drama Film directed by Edward Dmytryk and produced by Joseph E. Levine.
The Carpetbaggers (1964) (2)on Nov 25, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film
The formula for a Hollywood tale is straight-forward: Watch a semi-despicable protagonist navigate the cruel waters of stardom while meeting thinly veiled representations of real stars, rinse, repeat. ?The Carpetbaggers is the foremost example of this theorem, originally based on a Harold Robbins po... Read full article
The Carpetbaggers (1964) (1)By Brandy Dean on Oct 27, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films
The Carpetbaggers opens with a small bi-plane soaring through the clouds, accompanied by Elmer Bernstein’s gorgeous overwrought score. A solemn narrator tell us that this?the story of “the fictional and fabulous Jonas Cord Jr.” Junior, loosely based on Howard Hughes, proceeds to di... Read full article
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Monica Winthrop: I hope I haven't done it yet.
Jonas Cord: What do you want to see on your honeymoon?
Monica Winthrop: Lots of lovely ceilings!
Rina Marlowe Cord: I like men. Maybe I hate them. I'm not always sure.
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The early life of Alan Ladd's character that was told in the novel was made into the Steve McQueen film Nevada Smith.
This film is listed among The 100 Most Enjoyably Bad Movies Ever Made in Golden Raspberry Award founder John Wilson's book THE OFFICIAL RAZZIE® MOVIE GUIDE.
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