Paramount Studios presents a 1951 version of Theodore Dreiser's novel "An American Tragedy." A Place in the Sun is a six-time Oscar winning movie staring Cliff Montyomery as George Eastman, Elizabeth Taylor as Angela Vickers and Shelley Winter as Alice Tripp.
The poor country boy George Eastman sets out west following promises for a better job working for his rich uncle in LA. He is given a job in one of his uncles factories where 90% of the employees are women with only one rule, 'He is not allowed to date the other employees'. George feels as though he is an out cast, waiting for a shot at some real challenge, and finds it as he falls for a poor girl working at the factory. He falls in love with Alice Tripp (Shelley Winters) their love blossoms as very quickly, and she becomes pregnant and is unmarried. While just as she announced that she is pregnant George is introduced to Angela Vickers, the rich little girl, who is head over heals in love with him. Now George is caught between a rock and a hard place. George is uncertain of what he should do? Return to his pregnant girlfriend Alice Tripp, where he faces losing his job or explore his love for the rich and beautiful Angela Vickers. George is caught in a tragic love triangle without many options. It would be so much simpler with Alice Tripp out of the picture for ever.