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Splendor in the Grass

(DVD - 2009)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Splendor in the Grass
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Deanie is a beautiful and sensitive teenager who would do whatever her mother and her 1928 Kansas hometown find proper. Her boyfriend, Bud, has intense desires for Deanie and the two are very much in love. But, sexual pressures in society creates a rift in their relationship. She restrains herself while Bud acts on them, but with another girl. Bud's actions drive Deanie to madness. She is committed into an institution while Bud reluctantly obeys his father and enrolls in Yale. The stock market crash of '29 hits and changes the lives of both their families. Together they learn the harsh lesson of love and life.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2009
Edition: Widescreen version
ISBN: 1419880136
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE S
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Kazan, Elia
Inge, William
Wood, Natalie Actor
Hingle, Pat Actor
Christie, Audrey Actor
Loden, Barbara Actor
Lampert, Zohra 1937-, Actor
Beatty, Warren 1937-, Actor
Stewart, Fred 1906-1970, Actor
Roos, Joanna 1901-1989, Actor
McGovern, John 1902-1985, Actor
Norris, Jan Actor
Bartlett, Martine 1925-2006, Actor
Lockwood, Gary 1937-, Actor
Dennis, Sandy 1937-1992, Actor
Field, Crystal 1942-, Actor
Adams, Marla 1938-, Actor
Loring, Lynn 1944-, Actor
Diller, Phyllis Actor
Garrison, Sean 1937-, Actor
Kaufman, Boris Cinematographer
Amram, David
Maguire, Charles H. Producer
Milford, Gene Director
Sylbert, Richard Designer
Johnstone, Anna Hill 1913-1992, Costume designer
Johnstone, Edward (Edward J.), Sound designer
Vorisek, Dick Sound designer
Callahan, Gene -1990, Set designer
Tapps, George Choreographer
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Newtown Productions
Warner Bros. Entertainment
Warner Home Video (Firm)

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Jan 19, 2014
  • wiredonjava rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Careful what you wish for & who you give your heart to is the moral of this story. Natalie Wood is pretty intense. Such a classy dame! I loved the supporting characters the best. Ma & Pa back in the day. Simply hilarious.

Oct 05, 2013
  • Missumuch rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

...I saw this as a teenager in junior high. Scared me out of having relationships with men for years, which was probably best, since this movie was an example of a worst case scenario. The part where she jumped into the river was particularly harrowing since in real life, she was scared of the water, plus they had to reshoot that scene over and over again, I don't know how she did it. Once, a set crew member had to jump in and get her out. And... ironically, she drowned to her death in real life.

A superb film with great acting and directing.

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