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The Great Gatsby (1949) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Elliott Nugent and produced by Richard Maibaum.

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The Great Gatsby (1949, Elliot Nugent)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 3, 2019 From The Stop Button

The Great Gatsby can get away with a lot thanks to lead Alan Ladd, much of it related to the adaptation. Gatsby, the film, does open with ?narrator? Macdonald Carey?set in the present, with Carey reminiscing on the grand old Jazz Age. Of course, the Jazz Age looks a little different in Carey?s memor... Read full article


The Great Gatsby (1949, Elliot Nugent)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 3, 2019 From The Stop Button

The Great Gatsby can get away with a lot thanks to lead Alan Ladd, much of it related to the adaptation. Gatsby, the film, does open with ?narrator? Macdonald Carey?set in the present, with Carey reminiscing on the grand old Jazz Age. Of course, the Jazz Age looks a little different in Carey?s memor... Read full article


The Great Gatsby (1949, Elliot Nugent)

on Sep 3, 2019 From The Stop Button

The Great Gatsby can get away with a lot thanks to lead Alan Ladd, much of it related to the adaptation. Gatsby, the film, does open with ?narrator? Macdonald Carey?set in the present, with Carey reminiscing on the grand old Jazz Age. Of course, the Jazz Age looks a little different in Carey?s memor... Read full article


The Great Gatsby (1949, Elliot Nugent)

on Sep 3, 2019 From The Stop Button

The Great Gatsby can get away with a lot thanks to lead Alan Ladd, much of it related to the adaptation. Gatsby, the film, does open with ?narrator? Macdonald Carey?set in the present, with Carey reminiscing on the grand old Jazz Age. Of course, the Jazz Age looks a little different in Carey?s memor... Read full article


The Style Essentials--Mia Farrow and Robert Redford in 1974's THE GREAT GATSBY

on Mar 7, 2018 From GlamAmor

Since I recently gave a talk on the most influential costume design of the 1920s at Hollywood's Egyptian Theatre, and I'm gearing up to do my next talk on the 1930s on March 17, I can't help be in an Art Deco frame of mind. I regularly discuss the impact of iconic costume design on fashion, but I al... Read full article


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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. However, because of legal complications, this particular title was not included in the original television package and may not have ever been televised, at least not until many years afterward.
Howard Da Silva also appeared in the 1974 film version of The Great Gatsby as the gangster Meyer Wolfsheim.
Tyrone Power was set to star with Gene Tierney. This would have been the fourth time they appeared on screen. When Tierney was dropped from production Power dropped out.
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