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What Makes Sammy Run?

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Academy Award-winning director Delbert Mann adapts author Budd Shulberg's scathing critique of the Hollywood studio system to the small screen in this drama originally aired as part of the NBC anthology series Sunday Showcase. Sammy Glick (Larry Blyden) may be an amoral hustler, but sometimes that's what it takes to make it in Hollywood. Seizing an opportunity to work his way up through the ranks, a lowly copy boy quickly gains a reputation as one of the most powerful players in town. Completely restored and ...
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Overview

Academy Award-winning director Delbert Mann adapts author Budd Shulberg's scathing critique of the Hollywood studio system to the small screen in this drama originally aired as part of the NBC anthology series Sunday Showcase. Sammy Glick (Larry Blyden) may be an amoral hustler, but sometimes that's what it takes to make it in Hollywood. Seizing an opportunity to work his way up through the ranks, a lowly copy boy quickly gains a reputation as one of the most powerful players in town. Completely restored and remastered, the entire two-part broadcast of What Makes Sammy Run? provides a new generation the opportunity to finally experience a long lost Hollywood classic. John Forsythe, Barbara Rush, and Dina Merrill co-star.
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Special Features

Audio commentary with Dina Merrill and Barbara Rush; Interview with Budd Schulberg
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/10/2009
  • UPC: 741952658894
  • Original Release: 1959
  • Source: Koch Vision
  • Presentation: Subtitled / B&W / Full Frame
  • Time: 1:45:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 70,996

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Larry Blyden , Sammy Glick
John Forsythe
Dina Merrill
Barbara Rush
Norman Fell
Technical Credits
Delbert Mann Director, Producer
Robert Alan Aurthur Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- What Makes Sammy Run?
1. Introduction [:18]
2. RSVP [:53]
3. Script [14:13]
4. Miss Harrington [13:18]
5. Vermin [13:10]
6. Next Week... [9:41]
7. Sammy Glick Syndrome [1:34]
8. Solid Gold Pencils [:22]
9. Sidney Fineman [:00]
10. A Friend [:19]
11. What Makes You Run After Me [12:38]
12. End Credits [16:53]
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Disc #1 -- What Makes Sammy Run?
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      Commentary With Dina Merrill & Barbara Rush - On
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