With news of Jonas' engagement, Dan Pierce tries to blackmail Jennie. Due to its success, a was filmed and released two years later. Rina, drinking while driving, has crashed her car and died. Years pass with no contact between them. Finally Jonas arranges a nasty set-up to force the divorce.
The Carpetbaggers was released in April 1964. Among them could be a creative giant, a do-gooder, a tyrant or a plunderer — a man who leaves his personal brand on everything and everyone he touches. He offers no explanation except that he thought she wanted that hectic, loveless life. Monica takes that as a hopeful sign and comes unannounced to Jonas' hotel room, bringing their lovely daughter who is unaware that Jonas is her father. Dismayed, Jonas cruelly abandons her, pushing her to divorce him. The Carpetbaggers was released theatrically in North America on April 9, 1964, and was a massive commercial success. Jonas even hires Dan Pierce, Nevada's agent, to work for him in public relations.
Jonas sees how empty his hectic life is, how he's thrown away happiness and replaced it with money and power. Having lost any chance with Monica, Jonas begins to groom Jennie for marriage. He despises her for marrying his father strictly for money. The film's title is a metaphor for self-promoting tycoons who perform quick financial takeovers, impose dictatorial controls for short-term profits, then move on to greener pastures. When Alan Ladd signed to play Nevada Smith, it was also announced that Paramount and Joseph E.
He takes out his anger on anyone who cares about him. Norman sees his chance for revenge. Then Dan Pierce, although he works for Jonas, approaches Norman as studio head with bad news. As a fan of his, I find his later movies very painful to watch, due to his tragically premature demise. Drama The Carpetbaggers is a 1964 American film starring George Peppard as a character based largely on Howard Hughes and Alan Ladd as a former western gunslinger turned actor with the pseudonym Nevada Smith, played the following year in a prequel starring Steve McQueen in the part. Furious, Bernard Norman vows revenge for humiliation suffered, but Rina becomes a big star, the main asset of his company.
Their daughter will grow up as a healthy, normal girl as much as is possible given the past. Ladd's part was taken by. What I like best about the movie and the trailer is the main title theme by Elmer Bernstein. Realizing Dan's betrayal, Jonas beats him up and heads out. Of course, she forgives him and they embrace.
Mac tells Jonas he's playing a role, playing so well he doesn't know what's real. Sweet Monica, now strong without him, has always loved him. Rina is portrayed as a sexually assertive gold-digger and expert manipulator of men, but she can't get the best of Jonas. So he can have her services conveniently available, all to himself. Then Nevada stands up and really lets Jonas have it. Jonas of course lets her go, seemingly unfazed.
He marries and then quickly abandons sweet, bubbly Monica Elizabeth Ashley ; turns his young, attractive stepmother, Rina Carroll Baker , into a self-destructive actress; and manages to disappoint even his closest friend, cowboy movie star Nevada Alan Ladd. He's destroying everything that really matters. It makes one think that he could have become a competent character actor, rather than a slowly fading leading man, if depression and alcohol hadn't ruined him. When playboy Jonas George Peppard inherits his father's industrial empire, he expands it by acquiring an aircraft factory and movie studio. He's made plenty of enemies, but no real friends.
He admits he lied to her so long because he loved her then and he loves her now. A hard drinker and womanizer, Jonas makes no time for leisurely enjoyment of his wealth. The film's title is a metaphor for self-promoting tycoons who perform quick financial takeovers, impose dictatorial controls for short-term profits, then move on to greener pastures. Monica hangs on for years, aware of Cord's troubled youth, hoping he'll come back to her. With her dream of loving shattered, Jennie runs out devastated. All he needs is another chance and he'll try to earn her trust.
Jonas buys up all the company stock including some held by Nevada Smith, a former western gunslinger. Dan will re-work the script and expand Rina's role, while diminishing Nevada's part. Two years after this film, played Ladd's character in a entitled. Nevada says Jonas is full of hatred and fear, hatred for his cruel father and fear of becoming insane like his long lost twin brother. Flying across the country, always busy with new deals and schemes, he lives in hotel suites, with no permanent home, even though he now owns his father's house. Soon after, Embassy signed him to adapt.
He's had her investigated as he always does so he knows all about her past. He has sold all the businesses that kept them apart. Just as Jonas seems happy to see her, eager to get to know his child, Jennie steps out of the bedroom, clearly nude except for a white mink coat. Vivacious and unconventional at first, Monica seems to enjoy Cord's free-wheeling lifestyle. She was his first girlfriend, much adored, in his naive youth.