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Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

NR 96 min - Drama - 27 June 1957
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New York City newspaper writer J.J. Hunsecker holds considerable sway over public opinion with his Broadway column, but one thing that he can't control is his younger sister, Susan, who is in a relationship with aspiring jazz guitarist Steve Dallas. Hunsecker strongly disproves of the romance and recruits publicist Sidney Falco to find a way to split the couple, no matter how ruthless the method.

Director:  Alexander Mackendrick

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New York City newspaper writer J.J. Hunsecker holds considerable sway over public opinion with his Broadway column, but one thing that he can't control is his younger sister, Susan, who is in a relationship with aspiring jazz guitarist Steve Dallas. Hunsecker strongly disproves of the romance and recruits publicist Sidney Falco to find a way to split the couple, no matter how ruthless the method.



Tagline: The almighty J.J... the columnist with sixty million believers... his wrath is feared by the great and near great who worship the sweet smell of success!

Genres: Drama

Details

Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  27 June 1957

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Hecht-Hill-Lancaster Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 36 min

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