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A Place in the Sun

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
In this classic version of Theodore Dreiser's novel "An American Tragedy," George Eastman (Montgomery Clift), the nephew of a wealthy industrialist, is excluded from high society and given a blue-collar job at his uncle's factory. While ascending the ranks of the company, George becomes romantically involved with co-worker Alice Tripp (Shelley Winters). However, when he is introduced to socialite Angela Vickers (Elizabeth Taylor), he quickly falls for her, leading to a tragic love triangle.

Cast: Montgomery Clift , Elizabeth Taylor , Shelley Winters , Keefe Brasselle , Raymond Burr , Anne Revere , Fred Clark , Kathryn Givney

Director: George Stevens

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

A Place in the Sun (1951)

Release Date: August 28th, 1951|2 hr. 2 min.

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