All the King’s Men (1949) Script

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Director:Robert Rossen
Written by:Robert Rossen (Screenplay), Robert Penn Warren (Novel)

Script Synopsis:All The King's Men is the story of the rise of politician Willie Stark from a rural county seat to the governor's mansion.

A Walk in the Sun Script

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Director:Lewis Milestone
Written by:Harry Brown (Writer), Robert Rossen (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:In the 1943 invasion of Italy, one American platoon lands, digs in, then makes its way inland to attempt to take a fortified farmhouse, as tension and casualties mount. Unusually realistic picture of war as long quiet stretches of talk, punctuated by sharp, random bursts of violent action whose relevance to the big picture is often unknown to the soldiers.

The Roaring Twenties Script

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Director:Raoul Walsh
Written by:Jerry Wald (Screenplay), Richard Macaulay (Screenplay), Robert Rossen (Screenplay), Mark Hellinger (Story)

Script Synopsis:After World War I, Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of bootleg liquor and hires Lloyd as his lawyer. George becomes Eddie's partner and the rackets flourish until love and rivalry interfere.

Body And Soul Script

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Director:Robert Rossen
Written by:Abraham Polonsky (Author)

Script Synopsis:Charley Davis, against the wishes of his mother, becomes a boxer. As he becomes more successful the fighter becomes surrounded by shady characters, including an unethical promoter named Roberts, who tempt the man with a number of vices. Charley finds himself faced with increasingly difficult choices.

Island In The Sun Script

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Director:Robert Rossen
Written by:Alfred Hayes (Writer), Alec Waugh (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Set on a fictitious island in the Carribean during colonial British rule. It focuses on the life of a young charismatic and handsome black male with political aspirations. He finds himself confused on returning home when his romantic liaison with a white female tends to conflict with his political views. As rumor has it an interracial screen kiss caused quite a commotion in the U.S. when the film was released. The plot is further strengthened by a look at the lives of a white ex-pat family also living on the island. The family has to deal with problems of infidelity, racism and murder.

The Hustler

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Director:Robert Rossen
Written by:Sidney Carroll (Screenplay), Robert Rossen (Screenplay), Walter Tevis (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Fast Eddie Felson is a small-time pool hustler with a lot of talent but a self-destructive attitude. His bravado causes him to challenge the legendary Minnesota Fats to a high-stakes match.