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The Power and the Prize DVD
The Power and the Prize

The Power and the Prize

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Cliff Barton (Robert Taylor) risks his career over love and business in this Oscar -nominated* adaptation of Howard Swiggetts best-selling novel. Engaged to the niece of George Salt (Burl Ives), his ruthless boss and mentor, vice chairman Barton is sentto London, where hes been ordered to trick a firm into a merger and take control of their company. Asked by Mrs. Salt (Mary Astor) to check out a local charity project, Barton meets its director, Austrian refugee Miriam Linka (Elisabeth Mueller), and the two soon fall in love. So when he returns home without a deal and abruptly breaks his engagement, an enraged Salt sets out to use rumors of Linkas past to force Bartons resignation. The first b&w film shot in CinemaScope, The Power and the Prize alsmarked the Hollywood debut of Swiss actress Mueller. Despite rave reviews, she would make only a few more films before devoting herself to the theater. * Costume Design (Blackand-White), 1956
Title: The Power and the Prize
Genre: Drama-Classics
Starring: Elisabeth M ller, Cedric Hardwicke, Robert Taylor, Elisabeth Mueller, Burl Ives, Charles Coburn, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Nicola Michaels, Jack Raine, Tom Browne Henry
Director: Henry Koster
Studio: Warner Archives
Attributes: Full Frame, Manufactured on Demand, Dolby, Mono Sound
Release Date: 5/21/2013
Original Year: 1956
Product Type: DVD
Rated: NR
UPC: 883316753262
Item #: 725816X

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