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  • Alexander Mackendrick
  • Production Companies
  • Norma Productions
  • Curtleigh Productions
  • Hecht-Hill-Lancaster Productions

J.J. Hunsecker, the most powerful newspaper columnist in New York, is determined to prevent his sister from marrying Steve Dallas, a jazz musician. He therefore covertly employs Sidney Falco, a sleazy and unscrupulous press agent, to break up the affair by any means possible. —David Levene musicianpress agentnewspaper columnistincestattempted suicide127 morePlot summaryAdd synopsisTaglinesThey know him - and they shiver - the big names of Broadway, Hollywood and Capitol Hill. They know J.J.- the world-famed columnist whose gossip is gospel to sixty million readers! They know the venom that flickers in those eyes behind the glasses - and they fawn - like Sid Falco, the kid who wanted "in" so much, he'd sell out his own girl to stand up there with J.J., sucking in the sweet smell of success! This is J.J.'s story - but not the way he would have liked it told!GenresDramaFilm-NoirCertificateApprovedParents guide


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