The Alcoa Hour (1955–1957)

The Big Build-Up 

Young actor Bert Palmer is led to believe he has a promising future by studio bigwigs. But he quickly learns that in Hollywood talk is cheap and he's disillusioned about his future.

Director:

Paul Stanley

Writer:

Roger O. Hirson

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Sorrell Booke ... Baratender
Diane Gentner Diane Gentner ... Isabel
E.G. Marshall ... Herman Magnus
Mickey & Sylvia Mickey & Sylvia ... Themselves
George Peppard ... Eddie Pierce
Jason Robards ... Bert Palmer (as Jason Robards Jr.)
Robert F. Simon ... Mr. Price
Leonard Stone ... Longden
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Storyline

Young actor Bert Palmer is led to believe he has a promising future by studio bigwigs. But he quickly learns that in Hollywood talk is cheap and he's disillusioned about his future.

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 1957 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Showcase Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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