Written On The Wind (1956)
A young woman marries into a corrupt oil family then falls for her husband’s best friend.
Dir: Douglas Sirk. Cast: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone. TV-PG. 8:45 AM EST. TCM.
No one did repression and melodrama like Douglas Sirk — an under appreciated director. This one has less undercurrent than usual. Malone won an Oscar for her portrayal of the amorous young woman. Also on tomorrow are prior CPODs Peyton Place (6:00 AM), They Live By Night (10:30 AM), Gun Crazy (12:15 PM) and Stella Dallas (3:00 AM).