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Sweet Smell of Success

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[[Performer~P99232~Ernest Lehman~ernestlehman]] drew upon his experiences as a Broadway press agent to write the devastating a clef short story "Tell Me About Tomorrow." This in turn was adapted by [[Performer~P99232~Lehman~ernestlehman]] and [[Performer~P104944~Clifford Odets~cliffordodets]] into the sharp-edged, penetrating feature film Sweet Smell of Success. [[Performer~P98588~Burt Lancaster~burtlancaster]] stars as J. J. Hunsecker, a Walter Winchell-style columnist who wields his power like a club...more

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100 out of 100 Metascore®

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