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This Property Is Condemned (1966)

A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt and main ... See full summary »

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A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt and main attraction, Alva Starr. Alva and Owen then try to escape Alva's mother's (Hazel) clutches and the town's revenge. Written by Kelly

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Call her what you want. Do with her what you will. But remember... This property is condemned. See more »

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7 October 1966 (West Germany)  »

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Agapi gia ton erota  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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When Wood informed Redford that she was in talks with several interrsting directors, Redford requested his friend Sydney Pollack. Wood didn't know who he was but after an interview, Pollack got the job. See more »

Goofs

When Alva's train is headed to New Orleans, there is a shot of it crossing a long over-water trestle, and there is a modern highway bridge in the background. See more »

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Alva Starr: New Orleans is certainly not a place where a person needs to feel the pain of separation for long.
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References One Way Passage (1932) See more »

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One of the best movies of Natalie's career
26 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is my favorite Natalie Wood movie. I love her in all of her movies, but this is just the BEST. She just comes across as so REAL in this picture.

It doesn't seem a stretch at all for Natalie to play the character of Alva. The character probably closely models Natalie's life in regard to her search for love and acceptance.

In the movie, Alva has ongoing issues with her mother, as Natalie did in real life.

If you like Natalie at all, you have got to see this movie. I feel it will become one of your favorites as it has mine.


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