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Written on the Wind

Written on the Wind(1957)

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Brief Synopsis

A young woman marries into a corrupt oil family then falls for her husband''''s best friend.

Cast & Crew

Douglas Sirk Director
Rock Hudson Mitch Wayne
Lauren Bacall Lucy Moore Hadley
Robert Stack Kyle Hadley
Dorothy Malone Marylee Hadley
Robert Keith Jasper Hadley
Grant Williams Biff Miley
Robert J. Wilke Dan Willis
Edward Platt Doctor Paul Cochrane
Harry Shannon Hoak Wayne
John Larch Roy Carter
Joseph Granby R. J. Courtney

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info:  Los Angeles, Chicago, IL, New Orleans, LA and Tulsa, OK opening: 25 Dec 1956; New York opening: 11 Jan 1957
Release Date:  1957 Production Date:  [2:1]
EB; AFI Library; AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co., Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  99 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Divine Dorothy

    Joe D'E 2020-02-13

    People - It's all about that mambo swinging orange negligee bouncing Mary Lee dancing her ladder -like legs off !It's all about that black... MORE>

  • response to previous review

    kevin sellers 2020-01-11

    As one of the "pretentious" reviewers referenced by Joseph let me just disagree with him on one important point, namely his assertion that this... MORE>

  • Stylistic Masterpiece

    Joseph 2020-01-10

    While this film is melodrama, it is also a grand, over-the-top, stylistic masterpiece. The criticisms here are pretentious and seem to be based on a... MORE>