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Desire Under the Elms (1959)

Director, Delbert Mann. Cast: Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Burl Ives, Frank Overton, Pernell Roberts, Rebecca Wells. This story is set in 19th century New England. Eben waits for the day he will inherit the land from his tyrannical, widowed father. Eben's father takes a new wife and says he'll leave the farm to her. A heated story of passion unleashed and temptation unbridled, and of a heavy price paid for the pleasures of sin. 114 min. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database
Banned for persons under 21 in Chicago, 1959.