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From the Terrace

  • Film

Time Out says

An adaptation of John O'Hara's bestseller which settles for soapy melodrama instead of the novel's more sardonic perspective on a young ex-serviceman's rise to success among the idle rich of Pennsylvania. Robson's film is still highly watchable, with Paul and Joanne pretending their marriage is on the rocks, and all sorts of machinations in the boardroom and the bedroom. It's an American cousin to Room at the Top, shot in CinemaScope and DeLuxe colour, with an Elmer Bernstein score and plenty of histrionics.
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Release Details

  • Duration:144 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Mark Robson
  • Screenwriter:Ernest Lehman
  • Cast:
    • Paul Newman
    • Joanne Woodward
    • Myrna Loy
    • Ina Balin
    • Leon Ames
    • Felix Aylmer
    • George Grizzard
    • Patrick O'Neal
    • Elizabeth Allen
    • Barbara Eden
    • Mae Marsh
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