"A Face in the Crowd" charts the rise of a raucous hayseed named Lonesome Rhodes from itinerant Ozark guitar picker to local media rabble-rouser to TV superstar and political king-maker. Marcia Jeffries is the innocent Sarah Lawrence girl who discovers the great man in a back-country jail and is the first to fall under his spell

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  1. Budd Schulberg

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Elia Kazan


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  1. Andy Griffith

    Andy Griffith

    Larry 'Lonesome' Rhodes

  2. Patricia Neal

    Patricia Neal

    Marcia Jeffries

  3. Walter Matthau

    Walter Matthau

    Mel Miller

  4. Lee Remick

    Lee Remick

    Betty Lou Fleckum

  5. Anthony Franciosa

    Anthony Franciosa

    Joey DePalma

  6. Percy Waram

    Percy Waram

    General Haynesworth

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 5m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • October 17, 1957



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