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Written on the Wind (The Criterion Collection)
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Based on a novel by Robert Wilder, Written on the Wind reprises a plot motif that had appeared before in Vincente Minelli's Undercurrent and Max Ophul's Caught, recounting the fate of a young woman who unwarily marries an unbalanced wealthy man probably modeled upon Howard Hughes. Kyle Hadley (Robert Stack), an alcoholic playboy given to sleeping with a pistol under his pillow, is the heir to an oil fortune who weds Lucy Moore (Lauren Bacall) and takes her back to the family homestead with the intent of continuing the Hadley dynasty.Read more ›
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Very good, glossy Douglas Sirk 1956 romantic melodrama. Rock Hudson plays an oil industry engineer who works for a magnate who partially raised him alongside his son and daughter. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Celia Trimboli
I think this is one of my favorites of all time. Looked for it for some time so I could add to my collection.Published 4 months ago by Donna Scott Conner
The car drive underneath the opening credits is the highlight of this movie.Published 7 months ago by William P. Masters
Soundly packaged. Very good quality picture and sound track.Published 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
The entire cast of this film were wonderful.
I'll always remember Dorothy Malone and Rock Hudson's mambo - fabulous even to today!
Love it. Promises to be a highly dramatized, satisfying visual treat. The colors, the cinematography, the sets. Brilliant work. Glad I stumbled upon this gem!Published 13 months ago by B. Taylor