Room at the Top

A savage story of lust and ambition

Room at the Top (1959)


An ambitious young accountant schemes to wed a wealthy factory owner's daughter, despite falling in love with a married older woman.

Director: Jack Clayton
Writer: Neil Paterson

Room at the Top Vodly
Vodly Score: 7.1/10 from 45 votes
Release Date: 1959-01-22
Status: Released
Run time: 115 min / 1:55
Production Companies : Romulus Films, Remus
Production Country: United Kingdom


Simone Signoret
as Alice Aisgill
Laurence Harvey
as Joe Lampton
Heather Sears
as Susan Brown
Donald Wolfit
as Mr. Brown
Donald Houston
as Charles Soames
Hermione Baddeley
as Elspeth
Beatrice Varley
as Aunt
Allan Cuthbertson
as George Aisgill
Raymond Huntley
as Mr. Hoylake
John Westbrook
as Jack Wales
Ambrosine Phillpotts
as Mrs. Brown
Richard Pasco
as Teddy
Delena Kidd
as Eva
Ian Hendry
as Cyril
April Olrich
as Mavis
Mary Peach
as June Samson
Anthony Newlands
as Bernard
Avril Elgar
as Miss Gilchrist
Thelma Ruby
as Miss Breith
Paul Whitsun-Jones
as Laughing Man at Bar
Derren Nesbitt
as Thug in Fight On Tow Path


Camera Freddie Francis Director of Photography
Production John Woolf Producer
Editing Ralph Kemplen Editor
Production Raymond Anzarut Associate Producer
Directing Jack Clayton Director
Costume & Make-Up Tony Sforzini Makeup Artist
Sound Mario Nascimbene Original Music Composer
Production James H. Ware Production Manager
Writing Mordecai Richler Writer
Writing Neil Paterson Screenplay
Production James Woolf Producer
Writing John Braine Novel
Art Ralph W. Brinton Art Direction
Directing Ronald Spencer Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Rahvis Costume Designer
Sound Ken Ritchie Boom Operator

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