Man at the Top (film)
Director Mike Vardy
Music director Roy Budd
Country United Kingdom
|Writer John Junkin, Hugh Whitemore|
Release date 1973 (1973)
Written by John Junkin, Hugh White
Cast Kenneth Haigh (Joe Lampton), Nanette Newman, Harry Andrews
Similar movies Life at the Top (1965), Room at the Top (1959), The Full Treatment (1960), Callan (1974), Burlesque Fairytales (2009)
Tagline Lampton's back - on top of everything
Man at the Top is a 1973 British drama film directed by Mike Vardy and starring Kenneth Haigh, spun off from the television series Man at the Top which itself was inspired by the 1959 film Room at the Top and its sequel Life at the Top.
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Joe Lampton is promoted to managing director of a pharmaceutical company, and becomes involved with Lord Ackerman, the powerful chairman, who is also his father-in-law. But Joe makes a shocking discovery: his predecessor committed suicide because of his involvement in a drug that left 1000 African women sterile. Joe threatens to reveal all to the press, while Lord Ackerman seeks to persuade him otherwise, by offering him promotion to Chief Executive.
Shooting took place from 3 March to 7 April 1973.
The film was not a success at the box office.
ReferencesMan at the Top (film) Wikipedia
Man at the Top (film) IMDb Man at the Top (film) themoviedb.org