Overview

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

  1. Douglas Sirk

    Director

  2. Robert Wilder

    Novel

  3. George Zuckerman

    Screenplay

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Status Released

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  • December 1, 1956
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 39m

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