About

In 1859, idealist John Wickliff Shawnessey, a resident of Raintree County, Indiana, is distracted from his high school sweetheart Nell Gaither by Susanna Drake, a rich New Orleans girl. This love triangle is further complicated by the American Civil War, and dark family history.

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Directed by

Edward Dmytryk

Written by

Millard Kaufman (Screenplay)
Ross Lockridge Jr. (Novel)

Runtime

168 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

In The Great Tradition Of Civil War Romance

Cast

Keywords

love civil war love triangle 19th century

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration William A. Horning Edwin B. Willis Hugh Hunt

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design Walter Plunkett

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Scoring