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The Fountainhead

The Fountainhead(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.

Cast & Crew

King Vidor Director
Gary Cooper Howard Roark
Patricia Neal Dominique Francon
Raymond Massey Gail Wynand
Kent Smith Peter Keating
Robert Douglas Ellsworth Toohey
Henry Hull Henry Cameron
Ray Collins Enright
Moroni Olsen Chairman
Jerome Cowan Alvah Scarret
Paul Harvey Businessman
Harry Woods The superintendent
Bob Alden Newsboy

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  comm vid*; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  112 or 114 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • A Victory of Philosophy In An Impractical Way

    Bob Reuter 2017-01-20

    I am not a Lawyer; and, I do not normally expound views that I feel only Lawyers might hold. Rand is wonderful in the worlds of her novels and her... MORE>

  • To Thine Own Self Be True

    Tawny 2017-01-17

    A slightly off-key film with moments that shine. Gary Cooper is an architect with a precise vision for his work. It's so precise that he refuses to... MORE>

  • It has its moments . . .

    Kirsten I Russell 2015-05-07

    I first saw this film on television in December 1965, and I found it both a rushed and an overwrought version of Ayn Rand's novel. That's still... MORE>