• Career (1959)

Career

Release Date: 1959

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

Sam Lawson (Anthony Franciosa), an ambitious actor and World War II veteran, moves to New York City determined to do anything to make a name for himself on Broadway. When Sam's friend Maury (Dean Martin), an aspiring director, refuses to cast Sam in his show, Sam responds by courting Maury's girlfriend, Sharon (Shirley MacLaine). However, after the two men learn they have been blacklisted for their communist affiliations, they decide to resolve their differences and work together.

Cast: Dean Martin, Anthony Franciosa, Shirley MacLaine

Director: Joseph Anthony

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Paramount

Keywords: Passionate, New York City, 1950s, Revenge, Emotional, Girlfriend, Sacrifice, Love triangle, Friend, Love

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Awards

Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)
Nominated Costume Design (Black-and-White)
Nominated Art Direction (Black-and-White)