The Hucksters
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The Hucksters
When he was first offered the film version of the best-selling Frederick Wakeman novel The Hucksters, Clark Gable turned it down, characterizing the book as "filthy and not entertainment." He finally agreed to star in the film after screenwriter Luther Davis' extensive laundering job. Gable plays Vic Norman, a radio advertising executive just returned from World War II. His wartime experiences have soured him on the phony aspects of his profession; nonetheless, he takes a job with the biggest and phoniest agency in town, headed by the glad-handing Kimberly (Adolphe Menjou). At… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This topical chronice of Madison Avenue was one of Gable's most popular films after WWII; it features Deborah Kerr in her first American movie"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Even though the film turns out as a passable farce it doesn't have the same sting as the book."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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