A feud, the origins of which can barely be remembered, has been boiling for decades between two sheltered mountain families, the Tollivers and the Falins. With plans to build a railroad ...
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Charming love story set on the Erie Canal in the mid-19th Century. A farmer works on the canal to earn money to buy a farm. He meets a cook on a canal boat, but she can't even consider ... See full summary »
Jack Hale, a revenue agent, is sent into the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia to track down illegal alcohol producers - "moonshiners." His task is complicated when he falls in love with ... See full summary »
Cecil B. DeMille
A feud, the origins of which can barely be remembered, has been boiling for decades between two sheltered mountain families, the Tollivers and the Falins. With plans to build a railroad through both families' land and mine coal deposits beneath it, enterprising outsider Jack Hale (Fred MacMurray) inadvertently becomes entangled in the region's politics. He soon captures the attention of the beautiful June Tolliver (Sylvia Sidney) and quickly becomes involved in a love triangle with her and her cousin Dave (Henry Fonda) Written by
Paramount's first Technicolor feature and the first feature to be shot in Three-Strip Technicolor outside of a studio environment (on location). See more »
The mud on June Tolliver changes thickness and shape between shots. It also changes from wet to dry and then back to wet. See more »
I was him that done it, him that said he was our friend. That's why he give us money, that's why he give us money, y'unnerstand. He took her away, he's been wantin' to take her but he was afeared. Alright, he thinks now maybe that the money will keep us from telling him that we uns up here don't take nobody's woman. Money ain't a-stoppin' us from that...
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The opening credits (except for the Paramount logo) all appear as if they had been printed on tree barks. See more »