American Playhouse: Season 7, Episode 15

The Big Knife (Jul 27, 1988)

TV EpisodeComedy | Drama | Romance
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SUMMARY
Charles Castle is a successful Hollywood actor who has opted for screen success over art. He must make critical decisions regarding his career, his marriage, his art & morality. In this screen adaptation of a Clifford Odets play, Castle is pressured by his studio boss and manipulated into a potentially murderous cover-up to protect his career. An indictment of the amoral world of 50's Hollywood and its corrosive effect upon the artist. Written By Thomas Robin  Less

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