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A Classic Film Captures a Bygone Era

Critic Ken Tucker reviews the home video release The Sweet Smell of Success, which he says features gorgeous shots of 1950s New York City, and an unrelenting narrative intensity.

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Other segments from the episode on February 10, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 10, 1989: Interview with Susan Sontag; Commentary on the early career of Adrienne Kennedy; Interview with Ricki Lake; Review of the home video release of the film…

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