About the film
love triangle civil war love 19th century
Release Date: December 20, 1957
|Slogan||:||«In The Great Tradition Of Civil War Romance»|
|Producers||:||Millard Kaufman, David Lewis, Thomas D. Tannenbaum|
|Writers||:||Millard Kaufman, Ross Lockridge Jr.|
In 1859, idealist John Wickliff Shawnessey, a resident of Raintree County, Indiana, is distracted from his high school sweetheart Nell Gaither by Susanna Drake, a rich New Orleans girl. This love triangle is further complicated by the American Civil War, and dark family history.