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This Earth Is Mine (1959)

In 1931, Elizabeth Rambeau comes from England to live in California with her aunt and uncle of a winemaking dynasty, who are still wealthy despite 12 years of Prohibition. Object: marriage ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win. See more awards »
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Cast

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John Rambeau
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Elizabeth Rambeau
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Martha Fairon
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Philippe Rambeau
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Francis Fairon
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Charlotte Rambeau
Ken Scott ...
Luigi Griffanti
Augusta Merighi ...
Mrs. Griffanti
Francis Bethencourt ...
Andre Swann
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Monica
Peter Chong ...
Chu
Geraldine Wall ...
Maria
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Petucci
Penny Santon ...
Mrs. Petucci
Jack Mather ...
Dietrich
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In 1931, Elizabeth Rambeau comes from England to live in California with her aunt and uncle of a winemaking dynasty, who are still wealthy despite 12 years of Prohibition. Object: marriage to the heir of another vineyard, to further consolidate holdings in the Valley. But John Rambeau, Elizabeth's illegitimate cousin, has other ideas about who she should marry, and sharply opposes patriarch Philippe's refusal to sell wine grapes to bootleggers. John's activities bring violence to the valley, and soap opera to the Rambeau family... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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vineyard | wine | soap | based on novel | See All (4) »

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The Cry that Rocked THE VALLEY OF THE SUN! See more »

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26 June 1959 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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Film debut of Jean Blake Fleming. See more »

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Referenced in Rock Hudson: Dark and Handsome Stranger (2010) See more »

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Music by Hugo Friedhofer
Lyrics by Alfred Perry
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Rock Hudson did his best to make a good story out of this.
10 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

If the director and other participants had done as well as Rock Hudson to make a good story out of this, it would have been a real success. Had forgotten just how handsome and talented he was. Sure do miss special actors like Mr. Hudson. Saw this movie last night, 5/9/02, and enjoyed it. Even if it was mediocre, it was far better than the trash filmed today.


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