The Oscar Poster

Release Date: 1966

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary
Frank (Stephen Boyd), his girlfriend, Laurel (Jill St. John), and their mutual best friend, Hymie (Tony Bennett), are cabaret performers in New York City. Desperate for success, Frank dumps Laurel for Kay (Elke Sommer), a costume designer, and he uses her to get to Sophie (Eleanor Parker), a drama coach with connections in Hollywood. Soon, Frank becomes an established actor, but he's also a heartless publicity hound, and his arrogant behavior begins to alienate everyone who cares for him.

Cast: Stephen Boyd, Elke Sommer, Milton Berle, Eleanor Parker, Joseph Cotten, Jill St. John, Tony Bennett, Edie Adams

Director: Russell Rouse

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Greene-Rouse Productions

Keywords: Dark, 1960s, 1950s, 1940s, New York City, Transformation, Friend, Girlfriend, Melodramatic, Rise


Nominated Art Direction (Color)
Nominated Costume Design (Color)