Film in the Dawn of the Television Age: Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Films From the 1950s
Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 6:30 pm

Film historian Dr. Robert Knoll will introduce the cynical 1950s’classic, Sweet Smell of Success. Directed by Alexander MacKendrick and starring Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis, Broadway gossip columnist J.J. Hunsecker, coerces Sidney Falco, the unprincipled press agent, into destroying the romance between an up and coming jazz musician and his beloved sister. 2 hours.