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Man on a Tightrope (1953) was a Drama Film directed by Elia Kazan and produced by Gerd Oswald and Robert L. Jacks.

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Man on a Tightrope (1953)

By Beatrice on Nov 9, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Man on a Tightrope Directed by Elia Kazan Written by Robert E. Sherwood; story by Neil Paterson 1953/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Amazon Instant Here’s one of the scarcer Elia Kazan films. ?This story of oppression and flight from Communist Czechoslovakia fell ... Read full article

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Hildegard Knef was supposed to play the female lead, but shortly before filming began, Elia Kazan cast Gloria Grahame instead.
Marlene Dietrich turned down the role that eventually went to Gloria Grahame.
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