The Power and the Prize Poster

Release Date: 1956

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
On a mission to secure the hostile takeover of an English business for his employer and mentor, George Salt (Burl Ives), power-hungry executive Cliff Barton (Robert Taylor) meets and falls hard for Miriam Linka (Elisabeth Mueller), a beautiful and charming European woman. Unfortunately, Barton is already engaged to Salt's nubile niece Joan (Nicola Michaels). And when his coworkers discover that Miriam is a refugee, suspected former prostitute and possible Communist, a scandal ensues.

Cast: Robert Taylor, Elisabeth Mueller, Burl Ives, Charles Coburn, Cedric Hardwicke, Mary Astor, Nicola Michaels, Cameron Prud'Homme

Director: Henry Koster

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Amusing, Office, 1950s, Melodramatic, Heartwarming, Love triangle, Forbidden love, Transformation, London, New York City, Quest


Nominated Costume Design (Black-and-White)