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Director  Daniel Mann
Music director  George Duning
Duration  
Country  United States
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Screenplay  Gerald Green
Language  English
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Writer  Richard Murphy, Gerald Green
Release date  1959 (1959)
Cast  Paul Muni (Dr. Sam Abelman), David Wayne (Woodrow Thrasher), Betsy Palmer (Anna Thrasher), Luther Adler (Dr. Max Vogel), Claudia McNeil (Mrs. Quincy), Joby Baker (Myron Malkin)
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The Last Angry Man (1959) is a drama film which tells the story of a television producer who profiles the life of a physician. It stars Paul Muni, David Wayne, Betsy Palmer, Billy Dee Williams (in his film debut), and Godfrey Cambridge.

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The movie was scripted by Richard Murphy from the novel by Gerald Green (who also adapted it), and was directed by Daniel Mann.

The movie was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor (Paul Muni) and Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White (Carl Anderson, William Kiernan).

The film was remade in 1974 as an ABC Movie of the Week, with Pat Hingle in the lead role.

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Plot

As the fiercely dedicated general practitioner who tries to help the sick, the poor and the unfortunate in his decrepit neighborhood, Dr. Sam Abelman (Paul Muni) is a testy old man who faces life without compromise and Woodrow Thrasher (David Wayne) is a troubled television executive fighting to preserve his career.

Cast

  • Paul Muni - Dr. Sam Abelman
  • David Wayne - Woodrow Wilson Thrasher
  • Betsy Palmer - Anna Thrasher
  • Luther Adler - Dr. Max Vogel
  • Joby Baker - Myron Malkin
  • Joanna Moore - Alice Taggart
  • Nancy R. Pollock - Sarah Abelman
  • Billy Dee Williams - Josh Quincy
  • Claudia McNeil - Mrs. Quincy
  • Godfrey Cambridge - Nobody Home
  • References

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    The Last Angry Man IMDb The Last Angry Man themoviedb.org