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When the head of a large manufacturing firm dies suddenly from a stroke, his vice presidents vie to see who will replace him.
This marked the first of four successful collaborations between director Robert Wise and screenwriter Ernest Lehman. They also worked together on Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956), West Side Story (1961), and The Sound of Music (1965).
It is always up there, close to the clouds, on the topmost floors of the sky-reaching towers of big business. And because it is high in the sky, you may think that those who work there are somehow above and beyond the tensions and temptations of the...
When Caswell is shown looking out the office window after placing his order to sell Treadway stock short, Julius Steigel is seen sitting in his chair, his right arm on the desk and his left hand on his left knee. In the close-up immediately following, his left hand is clutching his coat lapel.
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