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Sweet smell of success [videorecording] / [presented by] Hecht, Hill and Lancaster ; United Artists Pictures Inc. ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick ; produced by James Hill ; screenplay by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehman ; a Norma-Curtleigh Productions picture.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library DVD 6263 37684001087407 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792850165
  • ISBN: 9780792850168
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, c2001.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
From the novelette by Ernest Lehman.
Special features: Original theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, James Wong Howe ; music, Elmer Bernstein ; songs, Chico Hamilton and Fred Katz.
Participant or Performer Note:
Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Marty Milner, Sam Levene, Barbara Nichols, Jeff Donnell, the Chico Hamilton Quintet.
Summary, etc.:
"A powerful film about a ruthless journalist and an unscrupulous press agent who'll do anything to achieve success"--Container.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, mono.
Language Note:
English and French language tracks with French and Spanish language subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Press agents > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Journalists > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
DVD-Video discs
Feature films
New York (N.Y.) > Drama
Jazz > 1951-1960
Genre: Film noir > Feature.
Feature films.
Film noir.

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