Early in the film, Ruby and Boake are driving on the beach in his car. There are noticeable mountains in the background. Since the film takes place on the coast of North Carolina, the landscape should be flat with the exception of sand dunes. See more »
This is going to be a mighty lively hunting party; with you all set to launch a campaign for Ruby and Boake Tackman just back from South America.
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This film has Oscar winners, Jennifer Jones, Charlton Heston, and Karl Malden in an unusual love triangle. Jennifer Jones plays Ruby, the girl from the wrong side of the tracks who can play with the men. She's in love with Heston's character but he can't marry her because of the scandal. But it doesn't mean that he doesn't lust after her. As a girl, she went to Mr. Gentry's home for a couple of years. Years later, Gentry (played by Karl Malden) invites her to help care for his sick wife played by Josephine Hutchinson. When she dies, he offers a proposal of marriage to Ruby. In the small town of Braddock, North Carolina, Ruby's marriage to beloved Gentry doesn't sit too well with the country club. Anyway, Heston's character is still pining for Ruby. I have to say that I liked Jennifer Jones in this role as Ruby Gentry. She allowed her to develop into a complex character than just a cardboard cut-up of the studio system.
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