The film is set in Hollywood in 1965.
Mediocre director, Hubert Claude, is nearing his retirement from the motion-picture world. He was diagnosed with cancer, and only has months to live. He is deprived from his sensible state, that he never made an Oscar-winning picture. Nearing death and retirement, and becoming border-line depressed, his wife talks him into filming one last film. He has no story. His wife, Dorothy, an English teacher of 60+ years, writes a script for him. A gangster film that falls into the deep lagoon of a love story. Famous producer, Sam Spiegel, becomes acquainted with the script through one of his agents. He agrees to help Mr. Claude on producing and filming the picture. After word gets out in Hollywood of the situation, many top-rated actors and actresses step forward to be apart of this upcoming motion picture. So is born, The Spread . The movie opened on May 18, 1966 and cashed in quickly as the Top-Selling movie of all time. A few days after the premiere, Hubert Claude passed away at the age of 88. Leaving behind the most celebrated film of all time.
Hubert Claude - a dying mediocre director that has dreams of becoming the most-famous man in Hollywood.
Dorothy Claude - Hubert's wife; an English teacher that writes the script for her husband's last film.
Sam Spiegel - one of the most well-known producers in Hollywood.
Denny Lewis - Spiegel's agent and assisting producer.
Marlon Brando - one of the most well-known actors of all time. Plays the leading role, Ace Thompson, in the film.
Yvonne De Carlo - one of the sexiest actresses in Hollywood. Plays the leading female role, the daughter of the Don, Jenny LaMare.
Montgomery Clift - one of the most well-known actors of all time. Plays the son of the Don, Lenny “Overcoat” LaMare. He is very protective of his sister.
James Cagney - the original Hollywood actor. Plays the Don. The father of Jenny and Lenny and the king of the Mafia.
Dolores del Río - the most influential Spanish actress of all time. Plays the Spanish wife of the Don and the mother of Jenny and Lenny.
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