About

An ambitious young man wins an heiress's heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.

7.8
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Directed by

George Stevens

Written by

Michael Wilson (Screenplay)
Harry Brown (Screenplay)
Patrick Kearney (Novel)
Theodore Dreiser (Novel)

Runtime

122 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Young people asking so much of Life... taking so much of Love!

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book ambition heiress unwanted pregnancy romantic triangle courtship court trial secret relationship rowboat moral crisis social elite

Photos

Lists

#632 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#269 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#53 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Costume Design, Black-and-White Edith Head

Oscar for Best Film Editing William Hornbeck

Oscar for Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture Franz Waxman

Oscar for Best Director