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Academy AwardÂ(r)-winning* actress Jennifer Jones (Duel in the Sun, The Song of Bernadette) delivers Â"a powerful performanceÂ" (The Hollywood Reporter) as a strong-willed Southern beauty from the wrong side of the tracks in this bold, sweeping drama co-starring OscarÂ(r) winners** Charlton Heston and Karl Malden.She was raised in the rugged swamplands. He was born into wealth and privilege. Yet, from the moment Ruby (Jones) first laid eyes on Boake (Heston), she vowed to have him for her own. Now, the residents of the small tidewater town will do everything in their power to stand in her way. But theyÂ've never seen a passion like this oneÂ...and theyÂ've never met a woman like Ruby!*1943: Actress, The Song of Bernadette**Heston: Actor, Ben-Hur (1959); Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award (1977); Malden: Supporting Actor, A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Good southern passion with mountain folk with rich industriouse. Ruby a mountain beauty is invited to smoose with sickly wife of family friend in her massive plantation home. Read morePublished 6 months ago by cosmo
Being a Charlton Heston fan from movies like
Ben Hur and the 10 Commandments I added this
to my collection. Its one of his early films and
is pretty good. Read more
I like this movie even though it is overblown.
Jennifer Jones is superb. So is Karl Malden.
Thelma A Norton