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Bigger Than Life

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MPAA Rating: NR
Genre: Drama
Director: Nicholas Ray

After schoolteacher Ed Avery faints and is hospitalized, doctors diagnose him with a fatal arterial illness and tell him he has a few months to live. Ed agrees to an experimental treatment with cortisone, and makes what appears to be a miraculous recovery. However, upon his return home, his wife, Lou, notices severe mood shifts in him. His friend and coworker Wally also perceives the changes, and discovers that Ed has been abusing the cortisone.

Cast :

  • James Mason
  • Ed Avery
  • Barbara Rush
  • Lou Avery
  • Walter Matthau
  • Wally Gibbs
  • Robert Simon
  • Dr. Norton
  • Christopher Olsen
  • Richie Avery
  • Roland Winters
  • Dr. Ruric
  • Rusty Lane
  • Bob LaPorte
  • Rachel Stephens
  • Nurse
  • Kipp Hamilton
  • Pat Wade
Producers :
James Mason
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