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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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Edward Dmytryk
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Susan Hayward ... Valerie Hayden Miller
Bette Davis ... Mrs. Gerald Hayden
Mike Connors ... Major Luke Miller (as Michael Connors)
Joey Heatherton ... Danielle Valerie Miller
Jane Greer ... Marian Spicer
DeForest Kelley ... Sam Corwin
George Macready ... Gordon Harris
Anne Seymour ... Dr. Sally Jennings
Willis Bouchey ... Judge Murphy
Walter Reed ... George Babson
Ann Doran ... Mrs. Geraghty
Bartlett Robinson ... Mr. John Coleman
Whit Bissell ... Professor Bell
Anthony Caruso ... Rafael
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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cuando el amor se va See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Although repeatedly denied at the time, this film (and the novel on which it was based) were widely believed to be about the infamous Lana Turner / Johnny Stompanato case of 1958. Stompanato, a violent gangster, was Turner's boyfriend and her daughter Cheryl Crane stabbed Stompanato to death as he was beating Turner. Her defense at her murder trial was that she was afraid that Stompanato, who had beaten Turner many times before, was going to kill her this time. She was acquitted. See more »

Goofs

When Valerie and Luke are driving away from her home after meeting for the first time during World War II, several early 1960's cars can be seen on the rear projection behind them, including a Chevrolet Corvair that didn't appear until the 1960 model year. See more »

Quotes

Valerie Hayden Miller: [receiving the advances of her drunken husband] You're not the first today, I'm just getting warmed up!
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Soundtracks

WHERE LOVE HAS GONE
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
Performed by Jack Jones
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"What is a honeymoon but two weeks of telling each other lies?"
9 September 2007 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

Society sculptress in San Francisco marries a war veteran, a man who quickly turns to the bottle after failing to carve out his own niche away from the realm of his domineering mother-in-law; sometime later, the daughter they share apparently kills mom's lover in a jealous rage. Harold Robbins' best-selling roman à clef lifts its subplot from the real-life Lana Turner-Johnny Stompanato case, and those bits and pieces are rather interesting. However, much of the movie is spent with bickering marrieds Susan Hayward and inert Michael Connors trading barbs, and the promising idea loses its impetus and becomes a stillborn soaper. Connors, heavily made-up and with lacquered black hair that never changes during the story's many years, twitches and twists his mouth into a grimace throughout the entire picture, only coming to life while tipsy in a brief dinner scene. Hayward fares better, but her slurpy, silly lines are pure camp ("You're a kept-man, not a war hero! And a drunk! A drunk! A DRUNK!"). Bette Davis is pretty much wasted as Hayward's mother (who would've thought a film co-starring these two high-powered ladies could be so dull?) and Joey Heatherton scowls continuously as the teenager in trouble (I loved her retort though about how she lost her virginity: "It happened horseback riding!"). Tatty-looking picture has some fun trappings (such as Susan's round bed, Princess telephones, and fashions that often match the room decor), but the plot is lazy and Edward Dmytryk's direction is completely rote. Film opens with picture-postcard shots of San Francisco coupled with a cheesy title tune crooned by Jack Jones, which unbelievably netted an Oscar nomination! *1/2 from ****


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