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Life at the Top (1965)

117 min | Drama

Joe Lampton thought he had really made it by marrying the boss's daughter in his northern mill town. But he finds he is being sidelined at work and his private life manipulated by his father-in-law. Even so, he ignores an offer of a job in...See moreJoe Lampton thought he had really made it by marrying the boss's daughter in his northern mill town. But he finds he is being sidelined at work and his private life manipulated by his father-in-law. Even so, he ignores an offer of a job in London and keeps away from attractive TV presenter Norah. When he finds his wife is having an affair, he reconsiders on both counts. But can he make it on his own ability down south? Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26} See less
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John Braine (novel) | Mordecai Richler (screenplay)
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Jenia Reissar (casting)
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Updated Dec 14, 1965

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Dec 14, 1965 (United States)

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Laurence Harvey
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Jean Simmons
Susan Lampton Susan Lampton   See fewer
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Honor Blackman
Norah Hauxley Norah Hauxley   See fewer
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Donald Wolfit
Abe Brown Abe Brown   See fewer
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Robert Morley
Tiffield Tiffield   See fewer
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Ambrosine Phillpotts
Mrs. Brown Mrs. Brown   See fewer
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Allan Cuthbertson
George Aisgill George Aisgill   See fewer
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Frances Cosslett
Barbara Barbara   See fewer
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Ian Shand
Hethersett Hethersett   See fewer
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George A. Cooper
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Nigel Davenport
Mottram Mottram   See fewer
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Andrew Laurence
McLelland McLelland   See fewer
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Geoffrey Bayldon
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Charles Lamb
Wincastle Wincastle   See fewer
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Michael Newport
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Richard Leech
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Ingrid Anthofer
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Harry Fowler
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Lewis Alexander
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Rex Arundel
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Hyma Beckley
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Robin Burns
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Pauline Chamberlain
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6.7 / 10 | 380 votes