“- Georgia: Jonathan, will you marry me?
- Jonathan: Not even a little bit.”
“The Bad and the Beautiful” quotes(1952)
Plot – Jonathan Shields does business with Harry Pebbel to revive the film production company of his father and he shows indeed innate management skills. He calls many actors to shoot a movie but actually he manipulates everyone. Director Fred Amiel writes a script but Jonathan makes another man to direct it and to make actress Georgia Lorrison act in his film, Jonathan tells her he's fallen in love with her. Then he collaborates with novelist James Bartlow, but as his wife distracts the writer Jonathan makes the woman to leave her husband. Alone, Jonathan himself tries to direct the movie, but he doesn't get the expected success and the company falls back in bankruptcy. Desperate, he recalls his friends who help him despite everything.
All actors – Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell, Barry Sullivan, Gloria Grahame, Gilbert Roland, Leo G. Carroll, Vanessa Brown, Paul Stewart, Sammy White, Elaine Stewart, Ivan Triesault, , Jay Adler, Stanley Andrews, Del Armstrong, Ben Astar, Alex Ball, Barbara Billingsley, John Bishop, Madge Blake, Marshall Bradford, Hadda Brooks, Ralph Brooks, Robert Burton, Francis X. Bushman, Louis Calhern, Marietta Canty, Robert Carson, Janet Comerford, James Conaty, Jonathan Cott, Lillian Culver, Alexis Davidoff, Bob Davis, Sandy Descher, Phil Dunham, Steve Dunhill, Franklyn Farnum, James Farrar, Bess Flowers, George Ford, Steve Forrest, Kathleen Freeman, Rudy Germane, Frank Gerstle, Ned Glass, Lisa Golm, James Gonzalez, Phyllis Graffeo, Herschel Graham, A. Cameron Grant, William E. Green, Dabbs Greer, Robert Haines, Sam Harris, Stuart Holmes, Dick Johnstone, Ted Jordan, Kurt Kasznar, Joseph Keane, Kenner G. Kemp, Peggy King, Lucy Knoch, Mike Lally, George J. Lewis, Wilbur Mack, Paul Marion, Paul Maxey, May McAvoy, Harold Miller, Patrick J. Molyneaux, Roger Moore, Ellanora Needles, Richard Norris, William H. O'Brien, Pat O'Malley, Christopher Olsen, Dorothy Patrick, William 'Bill' Phillips, Murray Pollack, Paul Power, Kathy Qualen, Anthony Redondo, Jeff Richards, Jeffrey Sayre, Frank J. Scannell, Perry Sheehan, George Sherwood, Luther Shields, Reginald Simpson, Mabel Smaney, Norman Stevans, William Tannen, Dee Turnell, Harry Tyler, Kaaren Verne, Ray Walker, Harte Wayne, Lawrence A. Williams, Eric Wilton, Wilson Wood, Douglas Yorke, Helen Youngshow all
“The Bad and the Beautiful” Quotes 7 quotes
“- 'Gaucho': To give truth to a performance, there's nothing like love.
- Georgia: Love is for the very young.
- Lila: Love is for the birds!”
“- Jonathan: Look. Put five men dressed like cats on the screen, what do they look like?
- Fred: Like five men dressed like cats.”
“- 'Gaucho': Don't talk like that about Georgia - or Jonathan. He's a great man!
- Lila: Hah hah. There are no great men, buster! There's only men!”