The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

1956 American film directed by Nunnally Johnson / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit is a 1956 American drama film based on the 1955 novel The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson. The film focuses on Tom Rath, a young World War II veteran trying to balance his marriage and family life with the demands of a career while dealing with the after-effects of his war service and a new high-pressure job. The film stars Gregory Peck as Rath and Jennifer Jones as his wife Betsy, with Fredric March, Lee J. Cobb, Keenan Wynn and Marisa Pavan in supporting roles. It was entered at the 1956 Cannes Film Festival.[4]

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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
1956 Movie Poster
Directed byNunnally Johnson
Screenplay byNunnally Johnson
Based onThe Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
1955 novel
by Sloan Wilson
Produced byDarryl F. Zanuck
StarringGregory Peck
Jennifer Jones
Fredric March
CinematographyCharles G. Clarke
Edited byDorothy Spencer
Music byBernard Herrmann
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • April 12, 1956 (1956-04-12)[1]
Running time
153 min.
CountryUnited States
Box office$4,350,000 (US rentals)[3]