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The Best of Everything

Caroline Bender (Hope Lange) is thrilled when she lands the job at the prestigious publishing company and joins their large force of female office workers. But despite appearances, the career opportunity does not prove to be The Best of Everything. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: C
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 121
Theater Release: 09 Oct 1959
Video Release: 02 May 2005
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Home Video Extra Features

DVD Release Date: May 3, 2005

Join the bustling workforce of 1959 in New York City and see if it is The Best Of Everything with Twentieth Century Fox’s DVD release of this classic film. The disc offers a commentary by historian Sylvia Stoddard and Rona Jaffe, author of the book on which the movie was based. Other extras are meager, including only a theatrical trailer and a Movietone newsreel. Audio tracks are available in English (Stereo and 4.0 Surround) and Spanish (Mono), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

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