By Love Possessed Poster

Release Date: 1961

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary
After his wife, Clarissa (Barbara Bel Geddes), accuses him of being incapable of love, prominent Massachusetts lawyer Arthur Winner (Efrem Zimbalist Jr.) begins a torrid affair with the alcoholic spouse (Lana Turner) of his sexually disabled business partner Julius Penrose (Jason Robards Jr.). Arthur also struggles in his attempts to persuade his wayward son Warren (George Hamilton) to become a lawyer like him -- even though his own career brought him neither fulfillment nor emotional stability.

Cast: Lana Turner, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Jason Robards, George Hamilton, Susan Kohner, Barbara Bel Geddes, Thomas Mitchell, Everett Sloane

Director: John Sturges

Genres: Romance

Production Co: Mirisch Corporation

Keywords: 1960s, Small town, Temptation, Son, Melodramatic, Rivalry, Love triangle, Wife, Fall, Forbidden love