The Day of the Locust

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An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.

  1. Nathanael West


  2. John Schlesinger


  3. Waldo Salt


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  1. Donald Sutherland

    Donald Sutherland

    Homer Simpson

  2. Karen Black

    Karen Black

    Faye Greener

  3. Burgess Meredith

    Burgess Meredith

    Harry Greener

  4. William Atherton

    William Atherton

    Tod Hackett

  5. Geraldine Page

    Geraldine Page

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  6. Richard Dysart

    Richard Dysart

    Claude Estee

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 24m

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Release Information

  • May 7, 1975



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