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The Hucksters


When he was first offered the film version of the best-selling Frederick Wakeman novel The Hucksters, [[Performer~P10097~Clark Gable~clarkgable]] turned it down, characterizing the book as "filthy and not entertainment." He finally agreed to star in the film after screenwriter [[Performer~P86909~Luther Davis'~lutherdavis]] extensive laundering job. Gable plays Vic Norman, a radio advertising executive just returned from World War II. His wartime experiences have soured him on the phony aspects of his...more