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Where Love Has Gone (1964)

Not Rated | | Drama | 2 November 1964 (USA)
A divorced couple's teen-age daughter stands trial for stabbing her mother's latest lover.

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Major Luke Miller (as Michael Connors)
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Marian Spicer
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Sam Corwin
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Dr. Sally Jennings
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Judge Murphy
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George Babson
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Mr. John Coleman
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Professor Bell
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Rafael
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After his teenage daughter Danny is arrested for the murder of his ex-wife's current lover, Luke Miller recalls his marriage to Valerie Hayden and the subsequent events which led to the tragedy. The lurid story seems to have been suggested by the real-life Lana Turner/Johnny Stompanato/Cheryl Crane murder scandal of six years earlier when Lana's daughter Cheryl stabbed her mother's boyfriend (Stompanato) to death in the bedroom of Lana's Beverly Hills home. Written by alfiehitchie

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From the blistering best-seller! From the team that brought you 'The Carpetbaggers'! The explosive story of the violent world where a mother and her teenage daughter compete for the same lover...WHERE LOVE HAS GONE goes where no motion picture has ever dared go before! See more »

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2 November 1964 (USA)  »

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Cuando el amor se va  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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At the last minute, the producers wanted to add a scene where Bette Davis' character goes insane and commits suicide. Davis resisted, saying it was out of character for the role. The producers attempted to sue her but Davis won the case. See more »

Goofs

During lengthy flashback sequence taking place 20 years earlier, none of the three leading characters look any younger than they do in present-day story set in 1964 nor do their Edith Head designed clothes or hairstyles reflect styles of two decades in the past. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Gerald Hayden: You have made it publicly obvious that you have only one concept of love... a vile and sinful one.
Valerie Hayden Miller: When you're dying of thirst, you drink from a mudhole.
Mrs. Gerald Hayden: You have devoted your life to mud and filth.
Valerie Hayden Miller: Only to get even with you.
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WHERE LOVE HAS GONE
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
Performed by Jack Jones
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"When You're Dying Of Thirst...You'll Drink From A Mudhole!" - Valerie Hayden-Miller
18 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

This film wanted to cash in on the Lana Turner scandal involving her daughter murdering her boyfriend. Susan Hayward (somewhat of a hambone, but still great!) plays a San Francisco sculptor (with a thick Brooklyn accent) who's work is good only when she's sexually promiscuous. Bette Davis (just 10 years older than Hayward) plays Hayward's domineering, buttinsky mother. She's got a pot belly & wears a "white" George Washington wig that starts turning green as the film progresses. Mike ("Mannix") Connors plays Hayward's boozehound husband who wears more makeup than Hayward & Davis combined (it's disturbing because he looks like a corpse)! Joey Heatherton (20 at the time) plays the murdering "15" year old daughter of Hayward & Connors. She plays the part squinty-eyed, whiney, & child-like one minute, & sassy with a smart-mouth the next while smoking. This is an annoying, unlikable character! Part of the film is told in flashback, yet there's no difference anywhere to be seen from 15 years prior, or the present. Absolutely nothing changes, clothes, hair styles, the sets, etc. This is a great film for Susan Hayward & Bette Davis fans, & soap opera lovers, but I doubt anyone else can sit through this.


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