Executive Suite
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Cameron Hawley's novel of corporate in-fighting and gamesmanship was brought to the screen by producer John Houseman and director Robert Wise, working successfully in the slickest MGM style. When Avery Bullard, the hard-charging president of Tredway, the third-largest furniture maker in the United States, dies suddenly at the end of a business week, it sets off a scramble among the surviving vice presidents to see which of them will succeed him. Among the latter, the best positioned to take the job is Loren Shaw (Fredric March), an ambitious bean-counter-type who is more concerned with the… More

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"A slick, quintessential 1950s melodrama, about intrigues and leadership in the business world, well acted by an all-star cast: William Holden, Barabara Stanwyck, Fredric March, June Allyson."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Glossy, star packed drama with Holden in top form."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"...still manages to hold up reasonably well after more than fifty years. (Barbara Stanwyck Signature Collection)"
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"The dramatics are riveting, though it's all superficial."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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