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Release Date: July 2nd, 1999

DVD Release Date: June 19th, 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
Mitch Wayne (Rock Hudson) is a geologist working for the Hadleys, an oil-rich Texas family. While the patriarch, Jared (Robert Keith), works hard to establish the family business, his irresponsible son, Kyle (Robert Stack), is an alcoholic playboy, and his daughter, Marylee (Dorothy Malone), is the town tramp. Mitch harbors a secret love for Kyle's unsatisfied wife, Lucy (Lauren Bacall) -- a fact that leaves him exposed when the jealous Marylee accuses him of murder.

Cast: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, Robert Keith, Grant Williams

Director: Douglas Sirk

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Universal International Pictures

Keywords: Wife, Melodramatic, Temptation, 1950s, New York City, Forbidden love, Dark


Nominated Music (Song)
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Actress in a Supporting Role