Room at the Top (1959)

Drama, Romance

Room at the Top
Simone Signoret, Laurence Harvey, Heather Sears, Donald Wolfit

The English factory town is dreary but Joe Lampton has landed a job with a future. To have something to do at night he joins a theatrical group. His boss's daughter Susan is playing ingenue roles on stage and in real life. She is attracted to Joe and Joe thinks about how much faster he will get ahead if he is the boss's son-in-law. This plan is complicated by his strong desire to be with an older woman who also belongs to the theatrical group. She is French and unhappily married. Joe believes he can get away with seeing both women.

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  • 22 Jan 1959 Released:
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  • Neil Paterson (screenplay), John Braine (adapted from the novel by) Writer:
  • Jack Clayton Director:
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