The Best of Everything
The Best of Everything (1959)

Based on a novel by Rona Jaffe, this glitzy melodrama is set within the cutthroat world of New York publishers as the romantic adventures of three independent career women are chronicled. Amanda Farrow is a tough-minded book editor who is… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 24, 2005
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The Best of Everything earned Oscar nominations for Best Original Song (the title tune, warbled by Johnny Mathis) and Best Color Costume Design, though the real achievement is the splendiferous Cinemascope lensing by William C. Mellor.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It all seems trite and overly melodramatic.

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Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Classic Fox '50s soaper ... campy and fun.

Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Based on Rona Jaffe's trashy best-seller, this glossy Fox melodrama has an all-star cast, with Crawford as castrating boss and four appealing actresses: Hope Lange, Suzy parker, Diane Baker, and Martha Hyer.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
dated look at working women but incredibly plush and enjoyable