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Desire under the Elms


Director [[Performer~P101056~Delbert Mann~delbertmann]] and screenwriter [[Performer~P111041~Irwin Shaw~irwinshaw]] adapt Eugene O'Neill's 20th-century version of a Greek tragedy to the screen with a bit more discretion than need be. The story takes place in the New England of the 1840s. Emotionally cool but passionately hot farmer [[Performer~P34703~Burl Ives~burlives]] the smoldering [[Performer~P43272~Sophia Loren~sophialoren]] as his third wife. [[Performer~P106120~Anthony Perkins~anthonyperkins...more