The Oscar

1966, Movie, NR, 119 mins

The plot here is so melodramatic and so unrealistic that the film becomes laughable. Boyd, as movie star Frank Fane, is up for the Best Actor Oscar at the Academy Awards ceremony. As he sits waiting for the winner to be announced, his life story is told in flashback by his ex-best friend, Bennett. Not surprisingly, Boyd comes from a slimy past and has stepped on anyone and everyone to get to the top. Beginning his career as an announcer at a striptease club, Boyd is discovered by drama coach Parker, who shows him more than just the finer points of acting and lands him his first film role. Parker gets talent agent Berle to represent Boyd, and the actor is on his way...
Released: 1966 Rated: NR Length: 119 mins

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