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Written on the Wind

Written on the Wind

Rock Hudson
Director: Douglas Sirk Cast: Rock Hudson
Rock Hudson
, Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall
, Robert Stack
Robert Stack
Douglas Sirk
Written on the Wind

Written on the Wind

Rock Hudson
Director: Douglas Sirk Cast: Rock Hudson
Rock Hudson
, Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall
, Robert Stack
Robert Stack
Douglas Sirk

Blu-ray (Color / Wide Screen / Wide Screen)

$39.99
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Overview

Perhaps the definitive Douglas Sirk production, Written on the Wind is based on the novel by Robert Wilder. The story revolves around the Hadleys, a wealthy but thoroughly debauched family of Texas oil millionaires. Robert Stack is self-destructive alcoholic Kyle Hadley, while Dorothy Malone won an Oscar for her equally vivid potrayal of Kyle's nymphomaniac sister Marylee. Kyle manages to win beautiful, level-headed advertising executive Lucy Moore (Lauren Bacall) away from his best friend, virile Hadley Oil geologist Mitch Wayne (Rock Hudson), but Lucy soon comes to regret her decision to marry into the hell-on-earth Hadley family. When Lucy becomes pregnant, Kyle assumes that Mitch is the father, leading to a maelstrom of fever-pitch emotionalism and stark tragedy. Before he quite knows what is happening, Mitch is on trial for murder; the one person who can clear him is the craven Marylee, who demands Mitch's sexual favors as the price for her testimony.


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Product Details

Release Date: 02/01/2022
UPC: 0715515268417
Original Release: 1956
Rating: NR
Source: Criterion Collection
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Color]
Time: 1:39:00
Sales rank: 8,082

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
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 Dr. Paul Cochrane
Harry Shannon Hoak Wayne
John Larch Roy Carter
Maide Norman Bertha
William Schallert Reporter
Joanne Jordan Brunette
Dani Crayne Blonde
Dorothy Porter Secretary
Gail Bonney Hotel Floorlady
Paul Bradley Maitre d'
Robert Brubaker Hotel Manager
Kevin Corcoran Boy in Drugstore
George de Normand Actor
Don C. Harvey Taxi Starter
Phil Harvey Actor
Jane Howard Actor
Robert Lyden Kyle as a Boy
Robert Malcolm Hotel Proprietor
Susan Odin Marylee as a Girl
Cynthia Patrick Waitress
Floyd Simmons Beer Drinker
Robert Winans Mitch as a Boy
Glen Kramer Actor
Carl Christian Bartender
Bert Holland Court Clerk
Joseph Granby R.J. Courtney
Roy E. Glenn Sam

Technical Credits
Douglas Sirk Director
Alexander Golitzen Art Director
Sammy Cahn Songwriter
Leslie I. Carey Sound/Sound Designer
Robert Clatworthy Art Director
Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration/Design
Joseph E. Gershenson Musical Direction/Supervision
Julia Heron Set Decoration/Design
William Holland Asst. Director
Richard Metty Cinematographer
Russell Metty Cinematographer
Jay A. Morley Costumes/Costume Designer
Russell Schoengarth Editor
Frank Skinner Score Composer
Clifford Stine Special Effects
Bill Thomas Costumes/Costume Designer
Victor Young Songwriter
George Zuckerman Screenwriter
Albert Zugsmith Producer

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