The Comedian (1957)

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Sammy Hogarth, a vaudeville comedian who now has his own TV show, is a ruthless egomaniac who demands instant obedience from his staff and heaps abuse on those in lesser positions than he is. His most vituperative behavior, however, is reserved for his weak-willed brother, Lester, who Sammy has hired as his assistant but who really uses him as his whipping boy.

Rotten Tomatoes: Rotten 53% / Audience 27%

Rated Unrated,  1 hr 20 mins

John Frankenheimer
Mickey Rooney  •  Kim Hunter  •  Edmond O'Brien  •  Mel Torme

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