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October 24, 2013


Multi-millionaire Horace Woodruff Vendig shows himself to the world as an ambitious philanthropist, but that's far from the case. Even as a young man he starts to exhibit an obsessive and selfish urge to make more and more money, loving and leaving women at will to further this end.
Based on the novel "Prelude to night" by Dayton Stoddart.
Zachary Scott, Louis Hayward, Diana Lynn, Sydney Greenstreet, Lucille Bremer, Martha Vickers, Edith Barrett.
Director of photography, Bert Glennon; music, Werner Janssen.
Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer

A son more or less abandoned by his parents, lives with a family who help him with his education and also in business. He uses and destroys those around him on his way to the top. ~Mike

Askwith Media Library 61524-B Released in 1948 105 minutes

Posted by mcmike at October 24, 2013 02:47 PM


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