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One Desire (1955)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 2 September 1955 (USA)
In early 1900s, an Oklahoma gambler-casino dealer teams-up with a saloon dancer and together they seek a new life in a Colorado mining town where their relationship and respectability are tested.

Director:

Jerry Hopper

Writers:

Conrad Richter (novel), Lawrence Roman | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Anne Baxter ... Tacey Cromwell
Rock Hudson ... Clint Saunders
Julie Adams ... Judith Watrous
Carl Benton Reid ... Sen. Kenneth A. Watrous
Natalie Wood ... Seely Dowder
William Hopper ... 'Mac' MacBain
Betty Garde ... Mrs. O'Dell
Barry Curtis ... Nugget Saunders
Adrienne Marden Adrienne Marden ... Marjorie Huggins
Fay Morley Fay Morley ... Flo
Vici Raaf ... Kate
Lynn Millan Lynn Millan ... Bea
Smoki Whitfield Smoki Whitfield ... Sam
Howard Wright Howard Wright ... Judge Congin
Edward Earle ... Mr. Hathaway
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Storyline

Circa 1900, runaway boy Nugget arrives in an Oklahoma boom town to find his brother...who's a dealer in the casino section of a palatial bawdy house, and lover of the madam, Tacey Cromwell. Together, Nugget, Clint, and Tacey seek respectability in a Colorado mining town. Clint finds work at the town's new bank, while Tacey adopts another orphan, Seely. But Clint is pursued by banker's daughter Judith Watrous, who's seemingly sweet but takes ruthless steps to eliminate competition. Result for Tacey: heartbreak, renunciation, and tears a-plenty. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Taglines:

That Woman Tacey and Clint the Gambling Man... He Was Her Only Weakness... She Was His Greatest Strength. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 September 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tacey See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Referenced in Senda torcida (1963) See more »

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Anne Baxter and Rock Hudson
1 July 2014 | by marthawilcox1831See all my reviews

Having watched Anne Baxter in 'The Ten Commandments' I wanted to learn more about her track record leading up to 1956 by watching this film. Don't bother. The film fails to provide any interesting characters or an engaging storyline. You could say that it is a bad script, but there is a line where Anne Baxter says: 'The most important thing for a woman is to feel needed.' I'm not even sure if Rock Hudson succeeded in making her feel needed in the film as his character was unsympathetic. The film comes nowhere the quality of 'The Razor's Edge' where Baxter earned her Oscar by playing a sympathetic character. This is a poorly written script which does not make full use of the talents of Baxter and Hudson.


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