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3.2
44 Ratings

The Best of Everything

Directed by Jean Negulesco
United States, 1959
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

With her unofficial fiancé Eddie Harris studying in England for a year, Radcliffe educated Caroline Bender decides to get her first ever job as a secretary at Manhattan located Fabian Publishing, which offers its employees the best of everything.

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The Best of Everything Directed by Jean Negulesco

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1960 | 2 nominations including: Best Costume Design, Color

Critics reviews

Though late Negulesco may have fallen into the soup of decor and languor—there is an endless list of household chores one would want to tackle before sitting through THE RAINS OF RANCHIPUR again—THE BEST OF EVERYTHING goes through its paces with a measure of style and honesty.
May 27, 2016
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Adapted from a bestselling novel by Rona Jaffe, The Best of Everything begins as a single-girl-in-the-city adventure before taking a turn towards luridly satisfying melodrama and then rushing, in its final act, through its overabundance of plot.
April 16, 2015
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