Written On The Wind

Written On The Wind

DVD - 2001
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Mitch Wayne and Kyle Hadley, the playboy son of an oil tycoon, have been best friends since childhood. Kyle's wild sister, Marylee, hopes to marry Mitch, but he treats her as a brother. Marylee says that Mitch finishes everything Kyle starts. Mitch and Kyle both fall in love with Lucy, but she marries Kyle before Mitch can express his feelings. For a year after his marriage Kyle stops drinking and behaves more responsibly, until he discovers that he may be sterile. Slyly, Marylee suggests to Kyle that Lucy and Mitch are lovers, and when Lucy finds that she is pregnant, a drunken Kyle accuses Mitch of being the father.
Publisher: [United States] : Criterion Collection, c2001.
Edition: Widescreen ed.
ISBN: 9781559409131
1559409134
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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ThomasJWhiting
Jan 10, 2017

VERY GOOD 1956 film with several talented actors in Douglas Sirk directed production. Almost bailed after about 1/2 hour - but glad I stayed with this classic film.

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biffblack
Jul 20, 2016

Ever wonder where the 1970s soap opera "Dallas" came from? It's all here, in the DNA of this 1950s treasure.

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garycornell
Jan 15, 2015

Dorothy Malone got an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in "Written on the Wind" in 1957. This is one of the best films of director Douglas Sirk. The script is great and the other cast members are Rock Hudson and Lauren Bacall. Now this should peak your curiosity about the film. I think it is a winner!

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johncruse
Aug 27, 2014

Not realistic but fun to watch.

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