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This Earth Is Mine (1959)

Approved | | Drama | 17 July 1959 (Denmark)
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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Henry King
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rock Hudson ... John Rambeau
Jean Simmons ... Elizabeth Rambeau
Dorothy McGuire ... Martha Fairon
Claude Rains ... Philippe Rambeau
Kent Smith ... Francis Fairon
Anna Lee ... Charlotte Rambeau
Ken Scott ... Luigi Griffanti
Augusta Merighi Augusta Merighi ... Mrs. Griffanti
Francis Bethencourt Francis Bethencourt ... Andre Swann
Stacy Graham ... Monica
Peter Chong Peter Chong ... Chu
Geraldine Wall Geraldine Wall ... Maria
Alberto Morin ... Petucci
Penny Santon Penny Santon ... Mrs. Petucci
Jack Mather 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 | based on novel | wine | soap | See All (4) »

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I want you...no matter what the price or penalty! See more »

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 July 1959 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Bu toprak benimdir See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of Jean Blake Fleming. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Wild for Kicks (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Amor
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Written by Ricardo López Méndez and Gabriel Ruiz
Sung in Spanish by uncredited male singer
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Not to be missed.
1 July 2017 | by davidallen-84122See all my reviews

This is a most attractive movie featuring a stunning cast.It has a haunting quality that left me thinking and wanting to view it again.Jean Simmons and Dorothy McGuire play their parts with absolute conviction and both ladies look lovely too.Claude Rains is superb and Rock Hudson gives a star performance in a challenging role.I love so many films made at Universal in the late 50's and early 60's;nice photography,costumes,make-up,hair etc. David Allen (New Zealand)


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