Top 5 shows starring Andy Griffith and other accomplishments

Published: Tuesday, July 3 2012 3:06 p.m. MDT

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Director: Elia Kazan
Starring: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, and Walter Matthau

Based on the short story Your Arkansas Traveler by Budd Schulberg

Synopsis: The story was about a drifter named Larry "Lonesome" Rhodes (Griffith) who is discovered by a producer (Neal) of a small radio program in Arkansas. Rhodes rises to fame and becomes an influence in national television.

Significance: Although the film received mixed reviews, it launched Griffith into stardom.
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