The Great Man Poster

Release Date: 1956

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Upon the death of much-loved radio and TV humorist Herb Fuller, his manager, Sid Moore (Keenan Wynn), ropes young company reporter Joe Harris (José Ferrer) into putting together a lavish memorial broadcast. Interviewing several of Fuller's associates and acquaintances, Joe discovers that the popular personality was callous, shallow and selfish. Caught between wanting to expose Fuller's true persona and the possibility of advancing his own career, Joe finds guidance from an unexpected source.

Cast: José Ferrer, Dean Jagger, Keenan Wynn, Julie London, Joanne Gilbert, Ed Wynn, Jim Backus, Russ Morgan

Director: José Ferrer

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Universal International Pictures

Keywords: 1950s, Engaging, Rise, Office, Transformation