The Prize

The Prize

Director: Mark Robson Cast: Paul Newman, Edward G. Robinson, Elke Sommer

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Overview

Based on the novel by Irving Wallace, The Prize takes place in Stockholm, where several laureates gather to accept their Nobel Prizes. At first, the film concentrates on iconoclastic novelist Paul Newman, but he is temporarily shunted to the background when physics expert Edward G. Robinson is kidnaped and replaced by his wicked twin brother. The real Robinson is to be spirited behind the Iron Curtain, while the "fake" Robinson is to disrupt the awards ceremony with an anti-American tirade. Newman gets wind of the plot, and with the help of Swedish foreign office functionary Elke Sommer, he endeavors to rescue the real Robinson and expose the phony-who has yet another trick up his sleeve before the film is over. We'll go along with the fantastic plot convolutions of The Prize, provided we don't have to swallow the premise of another man's voice emanating from that familiar Eddie Robinson mug.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/01/2011
UPC: 0883316331064
Original Release: 1963
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Time: 2:15:00
Sales rank: 19,306

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Paul Newman Andrew Craig
Edward G. Robinson Dr. Max Stratman
Elke Sommer Inger Lisa Andersen
Diane Baker Emily Stratman
Micheline Presle Dr. Denise Marceau
Sergio Fantoni Dr. Carlo Farelli
Gérard Oury Dr. Claude Marceau
Kevin McCarthy Dr. John Garrett
Leo G. Carroll Count Bertil Jacobssen
Sacha Pitoeff Daranyi
Jacqueline Beer Monique Souvir
John Wengraf Hans Eckart
Don Dubbins Ivar Cramer
Virginia Christine Mrs. Bergh
Rudolph Anders Mr. Bergh
Martine Bartlett Saralee Garrett
Karl Swenson Hilding
John Qualen Oscar
Ned Wever Clark Wilson
Sven Hugo Borg Oscar Lindbloom
Peter Bourne Actor
Paul Busch Actor
Carl Carlsson Swedish Visitor
Albert Carrier French Reporter
Noel Drayton Police Constable Strohm
Harold Dyrenforth Actor
Sam Edwards Reporter
Robert Garrett Actor
Gregory Gaye Russian Reporter
John Holland Actor
Mauritz Hugo Speaker
Anna Lee American Reporter
Annalena Lund Blonde
Gregg Palmer Swedish Commentator
Sid Raymond Actor
Otto Reichow Seaman
Gene Roth Actor
Michel Panaieff French Correspondent
Sigfrid Tor Swedish Waiter
Ron Nyman Burly Swede
Fred Scheiwiller Deck Hand
Jill Carson Actor
John Banner German correspondent
Martin Brandt Steen Eckberg
Peter Coe Officer
Jerry Dunphy American TV News correspondent
Edith Evanson Mrs. Ahlquist
Alice Frost Swedish woman
Erik Holland Photographer
Queenie Leonard Miss Fawley
Lester Matthews BBC News correspondent
Grazia Narciso Mrs. Farelli
Lars Passgård Actor
Teru Shimada Tokyo Correspondent
Ivan Triesault Hotel porter
Ben Wright British Reporter

Technical Credits
Mark Robson Director
Pandro S. Berman Producer
William H. Daniels Cinematographer
George W. Davis Art Director
Adrienne Fazan Editor
Arnold A. Gillespie Special Effects
Jerry Goldsmith Score Composer
Henry W. Grace Set Decoration/Design
Robert R. Hoag Special Effects
J. McMillan Johnson Special Effects
Ernest Lehman Screenwriter
Urie McCleary Art Director
Richard A. Pefferle Set Decoration/Design
Bill Thomas Costumes/Costume Designer
William J. Tuttle Makeup

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