A Place In The Sun

  • 1951
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

A ponderous version of Dreiser's An American Tragedy, based on the real-life murder of Grace Brown by her social-climbing boyfriend Chester Gillette at Big Moose Lake, New York, in 1906. The film opens with Clift on a highway trying to hitch a ride. Taylor drives past him in a shiny sports car, beeps her horn in a flirtatious manner, and keeps going. Clift...read more

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A Place In the Sun (1951)
Montgomery Clift stars as George Eastman, a poor young man determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite (El (more…)
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02:44 — Trailer for A Place in the Sun. Young up-and-comer George Eastman is thrust into the blue collar life of a rich uncle's family business where he's exp (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A ponderous version of Dreiser's An American Tragedy, based on the real-life murder of Grace Brown by her social-climbing boyfriend Chester Gillette at Big Moose Lake, New York, in 1906. The film opens with Clift on a highway trying to hitch a ride. Taylor… (more)

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