The Great Gatsby Poster

Release Date: 1949

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Nick Carraway (Macdonald Carey) resides among Long Island's elite during the 1920s. His enigmatic neighbor, Jay Gatsby (Alan Ladd), invites him to a party at his mansion, where they become acquainted. Nick slowly gets caught up in Gatsby's obsession with his lost love, the beautiful Daisy Buchanan (Betty Field), who is now married to Tom Buchanan (Barry Sullivan). Nick foresees inevitable tragedy as Gatsby undertakes bolder and bolder advances toward Daisy.

Cast: Alan Ladd, Betty Field, Macdonald Carey, Ruth Hussey, Barry Sullivan, Howard Da Silva, Shelley Winters, Henry Hull

Director: Elliott Nugent

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Forbidden love, Temptation, Moving, Wife, Relationships, Brooding, Love, Friendship