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On 24 October 1955, the hard-work geologist of the Hadley Oil Company Mitch Wayne meets the executive secretary Lucy Moore in the office of her boss Bill Ryan in New York and invites her to go to a conference with the alcoholic playboy and son of a tycoon Kyle Hadley. On the way of the meeting, he confesses that they had traveled from Houston to New York to satisfy the wish of the reckless Kyle, who is his best friend since their childhood, of eating a sandwich from club 21 and the meeting was just a pretext to Kyle's father Jasper Hadley. Mitch and Kyle immediately fall in love for Lucy, and Kyle unsuccessfully uses his money to impress Lucy; then he opens his heart and proposes Lucy. They get married and travel to Acapulco and the insecure Kyle stops drinking. Meanwhile, Kyle's sister Marylee is an easy woman and has a non-corresponded crush on Mitch that sees her as a sister. One year later, Kyle discovers that he has a problem and might be sterile and starts drinking again. The ... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Kyle Hadley is driving an Allard J2X Le Mans. Allard Motors of GB built these expensive cars using American engines, using the then new and refined Cadillac 303 cubic inch (5.4 liter) V-8 and later some with the new Chrysler hemi. In the early '50's these Cadillac powerplants did well in the 24 hr. Le Mans races. See more »
In a few shots over the shoulders of Jasper and Lucy Hadley in Jasper's office we can see out the windows the little smudge pots making the smoke in the "oilfields" outside. See more »
Another in the they don't make em like that category. This story of a
family with some real skeletons in its closet still qualifies as good clean,
sometimes over-the-top fun. Robert Stack and Dorothy Malone are at their
peak as the troubled Hadley siblings, and they really took the roles and ran
with them. Malone won an Oscar and Stack was nominated in the supporting
categories, both honors being eminently well-deserved. They counterbalance
the somewhat bland leads. Neither Bacall nor Hudson could ever be called
bad actors, but they've both had better parts and played them far more
convincingly than they do here. It's kind of hard for me to accept Rock
Hudson playing such a red-blooded heterosexual as he does here, but that's
more of a personal bias than anything else.
But that doesn't take away from the movie's overall entertainment value,
which is considerable and this movie is extremely watchable. If you're up
some night and this movie comes on I'd say watch it. It's well worth
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