Written On The Wind

Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1956. Vintage photograph from the 1956 film. With holograph notations on the verso.

Based on the 1945 novel of the same name by Robert Wilder which was based on the real-life scandal between torch singer Libby Holman and her tobacco heir husband. Dorothy Malone stars as the self-destructive nymphomaniac, Marylee, next to Robert Stack as her playboy brother, Kyle. Both are children of a wealthy oil baron. A romance between Kyle's wife and one of his father's employees results in a deadly confrontation. "Written on the Wind" was the sixth of eight films Douglas Sirk made with Rock Hudson, as well as the most successful.

Shot on location in California.

10 x 8inches (25.5 x 20.5 cm). Near Fine.

Criterion Collection 96. Ebert I. Godard, Histoirs du Cinema.


[Book #144790]

Price: $350.00