Written on the Wind Movie Review 1956

Information and Film Reviews for Written on the Wind the Movie

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Sirk's frenzied, melodrama-as-high-art dissection of both the American Dream and American movies follows a Texas oil family's self-destruction through wealth, greed and unbridled lust. Exaggerated depiction of and comment on American ambition and pretension, adapted from Robert Wilder's novel.

Distribution

Baker & Taylor Inc., 2709 Water Ridge Pkwy., Ste. 500, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704)357-3500, Toll-free: 800-775-1800, Email: btinfo@btol.com, URL: http://www.btol.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 99 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Tearjerkers, Black Gold
Screenplay
George Zuckerman
Cast
Lauren Bacall, Rock Hudson, Dorothy Malone, Robert Stack, Robert Keith, Grant Williams, Edward Platt, Harry Shannon
Cinematography
Russell Metty
Director
Douglas Sirk
Producer
Mark Huffam

Awards

Oscars 1956: Support. Actress (Malone).

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