The 50s

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Joanne Woodward

The long hot summer – 1958

Joanne Woodward – Lee Remick (The long hot summer) 1958 Sixty-one year old widower Will Varner (Orson Welles), in ill health, owns many businesses and property in Frenchman’s Bend, Mississippi, including a plantation. To him, his children are a disappointment,…

A Kiss Before Dying (1956)

Jeffrey Hunter, Robert Wagner, and Joanne Woodward in A Kiss Before Dying (1956) Student Bud Corliss is wooing Dorother Kingship purely for her father’s mining fortune. When he finds she is pregnant he realises she is likely to be disinherited,…