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Room at the Top

Room at the Top is a 1959 film which tells the story of a young man in a dreary English factory town who thinks that he might be able to move up the ladder if he marries the boss's daughter. It stars Simone Signoret, Laurence Harvey, Heather Sears[?], Donald Wolfit, Donald Houston[?] and Hermione Baddeley[?].

The movie was adapted by Neil Paterson[?] and Mordecai Richler (uncredited) from the novel by John Braine. It was directed by Jack Clayton[?].

It won Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Simone Signoret) and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.. It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role, (Laurence Harvey), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Hermione Baddeley), Best Director and Best Picture.

Room at the Top was followed by a sequel in 1965 called Life at the Top[?].



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