Overview

Successful businessman Joe Lampton is married to the wealthy Susan, has two children and lives in the mill town of Warley in northern England. But his career seems to have plateaued, leaving him disillusioned. This feeling is only exacerbated when he discovers his wife's infidelity with local man Mark. So he takes up with attractive TV host Norah and moves with her to London, aiming to reignite the fire that drove him to the top.

  1. Ted Kotcheff

    Director

  2. John Braine

    Novel

  3. Mordecai Richler

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Laurence Harvey

    Laurence Harvey

    Joe Lampton

  2. Jean Simmons

    Jean Simmons

    Susan Lampton

  3. Honor Blackman

    Honor Blackman

    Norah Hauxley

  4. Michael Craig

    Michael Craig

    Mark

  5. Donald Wolfit

    Donald Wolfit

    Abe Brown

Full Cast & Crew

Life at the Top
Life at the Top

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 14, 1965
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 57m

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