Hollywood-Story: 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.
Cast : Bill Walker, Everett Sloane, Ida Lupino, Ilka Chase, Jack Palance, Jean Hagen, Mel Welles, Michael Fox, Michael Winkelman, Nick Cravat, Nick Dennis, Paul Langton, Ralph Volkie, Richard Boone, Robert Emhardt, Robert Sherman, Rod Steiger, Shelley Winters, Strother Martin, Wendell Corey, Wesley Addy