FILM NOT YET AVAILABLE ON FILMDOO IN United States
Some movies are not yet available on FilmDoo in United States because there is currently no local distributor or there is limited distribution.
At FilmDoo, we believe modern technology and online distribution can help every film to reach an interested and relevant audience around the world.
We're doing this by letting filmmakers know where there is an audience for their films.
So help us bring this movie to you, by letting us know that you want to watch this and clicking DooVOTE.
Do not show this message again.
Not for me
Add to DooVOTE
Click DooVOTE and Help us Bring this Film to where you are!
The Carpetbaggers is a 1964 American film starring George Peppard as a character based largely on Howard Hughes and Alan Ladd as a former western gunslinger turned actor with the pseudonym Nevada Smith, played the following year in a prequel starring Steve McQueen in the part. Carroll Baker portrayed an actress inspired by Jean Harlow, who appeared in Hughes' film epic Hell's Angels. The Carpetbaggers was directed by Edward Dmytryk, filmed in 70mm, and was Alan Ladd's final film; Ladd died some months before its release.In the movie, George Peppard plays a hard-driven industrialist more than a little reminiscent of Howard Hughes. While he builds airplanes, directs movies and breaks hearts, his friends and lovers try to reach his human side, and find that it's an uphill battle. The film's title is a metaphor for self-promoting tycoons who perform quick financial takeovers, impose dictatorial controls for short-term profits, then move on to greener pastures.
FILMDOO RELATED BLOG POSTS
View all of FilmDoo's fantastic selection of curated posts