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Bigger Than Life


James Mason, Barbara Rush, Walter Matthau, Robert F. Simon View All


Nicholas Ray (Director), Cyril Hume (Screenplay), Richard Maibaum (Screenplay), Cyril Hume (Story) View All

Released: Aug. 2nd, 1956
Runtime: 1 hour, 35 minutes
A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity.
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Citizen Rules
Shot in deluxe color, wide screen CinemaScope this was a big budget film and one of the first to show the dangers of prescription drug addition and the resulting mental illness that can occur from drug abuse.