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Man at the Top (1973)

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Status: In Release

Category: Film

Genre: Drama

Language: English

Running time: TBA

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Synopsis

Joe Lampton (Haigh) worked his way out of working class mediocrity and into an enviable position of power, wealth and influence. After becoming managing director of a powerful pharmaceutical company he discovers professional negligence that resulted in loss of life. When he confronts the chief executive of the company he realises the full extent of the company's complicity and is torn between self-preservation and self-respect.

Based on the 1970 tv series Man at the Top. The character Joe Lampton had previously appeared in the non-Hammer films Room at the Top (1958) and Life at the Top (1965)

Cast: Kenneth Haigh; Nanette Newman; Harry Andrews; John Quentin
Director: Mike Vardy

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rogerg

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08 Feb 2012, 1:55am

Any chance this may be released on DVD?