Ruby Gentry by King Vidor |Jennifer Jones, Charlton Heston, Karl Malden | 883904128717 | DVD | Barnes & Noble
Ruby Gentry

Ruby Gentry

Director: King Vidor

Cast: Jennifer Jones, Charlton Heston, Karl Malden

     
 

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Jennifer Jones offers a virtual reprise of her sultry performance in Duel in the Sun as the titular heroine of Ruby Gentry. Born into a poor-white-trash Southern family, Ruby intends to improve her lot by marrying into wealth. Her casual beau Boake Tackman (Charlton Heston) considers Ruby unfit for marriage, but prosperous businessman Jim Gentry (Karl

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Jennifer Jones offers a virtual reprise of her sultry performance in Duel in the Sun as the titular heroine of Ruby Gentry. Born into a poor-white-trash Southern family, Ruby intends to improve her lot by marrying into wealth. Her casual beau Boake Tackman (Charlton Heston) considers Ruby unfit for marriage, but prosperous businessman Jim Gentry (Karl Malden) is eager and willing to make her his wife. Gentry dies in an accident, and the consensus of opinion is that he was killed by the covetous Ruby. For some reason, this turns Boake on, and he renews his torrid romance with the widow Gentry. Ruby's crazed brother, Jewel (James Anderson), puts an end to this affair with a shotgun, provoking a violent response from Ruby and a "Lady or the Tiger" ending. Produced independently by director King Vidor and Joseph Bernhard, Ruby Gentry was released in the U.S. by 20th Century Fox.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/19/2004
UPC:
0883904128717
Original Release:
1952
Source:
Mgm (Video & Dvd)

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jennifer Jones Ruby Corey/Ruby Gentry
Charlton Heston Boake Tackman
Karl Malden Jim Gentry
Tom Tully Jud Corey
James Anderson Jewel Corey
Bernard Phillips Dr. Saul Manfred
Josephine Hutchinson Letitia Gentry
Phyllis Avery Tracy McAuliffe
Herbert Heyes Judge Tackman
Myra Marsh Ma Corey
Charles Cane Cullen McAuliffe
Sam Flint Neil Fallgren
Frank Wilcox Clyde Pratt
Dayton Lummis Actor

Technical Credits
King Vidor Director,Producer
Joseph Bernhard Producer
Edward Boyle Set Decoration/Design
David Chudnow Musical Direction/Supervision
Daniel Hall Art Director
Russell Harlan Cinematographer
Terrell O. Morse Editor
Mitchell Parish Songwriter
Silvia Richards Screenwriter
Heinz Roemheld Score Composer,Songwriter

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