The Love Machine (1971)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 106 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Based on the novel The Love Machine, by Jacqueline Susann, this movie concerns the machinations, in the boardroom and in the bedroom, of a group of people--from the chairman of the board down--who are involved in network television. Through his own guile and the sponsorship of his mistress (Dyan Cannon), the wife of the chairman of the board, a lowly television newsman (John Phillip Law) becomes the head of the network in a very short time. He leaves behind very few friends on his climb to the top, however, and he will need some.

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anchorperson, behind-the-scenes, executive, extramarital-affair, journalism, network, television, upward-mobility