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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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  • Tribute To A Bad Man

    tom chelsey 2019-11-29

    And that it was. Andy Griffith was rather eerily cast, a dead ringer for "Lonesome", a folksy, but deviously sly television sensation. Many... MORE>

  • A Face in the Crowd ****4 Stars

    JOHN 2019-11-26

    Good movie. Different Certainly a better actor than Sheriff Taylor. MORE>

  • Hits the nail on the head

    Patrick Keenan 2019-01-25

    Note to Kevin- preachy and overwritten- you mean like most of your reviews? MORE>