A man who climbed the ladder from wildcatter to oil tycoon spoils his daughter with the material things he never had.
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In the climatic finale, Piper Laurie's character takes her mother's portrait off the wall and tosses it. She had been unable to rehearse with the prop (it was their only one) and she didn't realize how heavy it was. When she flung it across the set during the telecast, it slammed into the camera that was shooting her. (from the book "Learning to Live Out Loud: A Memoir" by By Piper Laurie, via Google books) See more