The Daily Herald newspaper movie for July

 
Updated 7/4/2020 3:26 PM

'Sweet Smell of Success'

In our pandemic live­streaming, we came across this engrossing 1957 film noir that casts Burt Lancaster as a powerful but unscrupulous newspaper columnist and Tony Curtis as a sleazy press agent whose principles are no better. An exaggerated and unrealistic hit job on the press? Definitely. But both actors are superb and the movie is riveting.

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