Home from the Hill

Home from the Hill

Director: Vincente Minnelli Cast: Robert Mitchum, Eleanor Parker, George Peppard

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Overview

William Humphrey's novel Home From the Hill is compressed into 150 minutes for this MGM all-starrer. Robert Mitchum plays Capt. Wade Hunnicutt, a Texas millionaire, married to Hannah (Eleanor Parker). The Hunnicutts have two children of approximately the same age: Wade's biological son, Theron (George Hamilton in one of his earliest film roles), and his illegitimate son, Rafe (George Peppard). As the story opens, Wade conducts an extramarital affair; meanwhile, Theron (George Hamilton), disturbed by his parents' dysfunctional relationship, is not anxious to marry his true love, Libby Halstead (Luana Patten). The vicious cycle threatens to continue when Libby gives birth to Theron's out-of-wedlock son, but it is Rafe who turns Libby into an "honest woman" by acting as father to the child. Vincente Minnelli directs his material operatically, which is as it should be given the larger-than-life character and emotional entanglements he has to deal with.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/16/2018
UPC: 0888574600334
Original Release: 1960
Source: Warner Archives
Time: 2:30:00
Sales rank: 25,486

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robert Mitchum Capt. Wade Hunnicutt
Eleanor Parker Hannah Hunnicutt
George Peppard Rafe Copley
George Hamilton Theron Hunnicutt
Everett Sloane Albert Halstead
Luana Patten Libby Halstead
Anne Seymour Sarah Halstead
Constance Ford Opal Bixby
Ken Renard Chauncey
Ray Teal Dr. Reuben Carson
Tom Gilson John Ellis
Burt Mustin Gas Station Attendant
Luana Parker Actor
Denver Pyle Marshall Bradley
Stuart Randall Ramsey
Dan Sheridan Peyton Siles
Orville Sherman Ed Dinwoodie
Dub Taylor Bob Skaggs
Guinn "Big Boy" Williams Hugh Macauley
Charlie Briggs Dick Gibbons
Hilda Haynes Melba

Technical Credits
Vincente Minnelli Director
Preston Ames Art Director
George W. Davis Art Director
Harriet Frank Screenwriter
Edmund Grainger Producer
Robert R. Hoag Special Effects
Bronislau Kaper Score Composer
Milton Krasner Cinematographer
Harold Kress Editor
Walter Plunkett Costumes/Costume Designer
Irving Ravetch Screenwriter
Sol C. Siegel Producer
Charles Wolcott Musical Direction/Supervision

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Home from the Hill
1. Credits [1:52]
2. Hunting Accident [4:18]
3. Anything To Stay Home For [5:40]
4. Theron's First Hunt [4:15]
5. A Little Local Humor [2:29]
6. Mama's Boy or Man? [5:16]
7. Mine from Now On [2:51]
8. Under Rafe's Wing [3:50]
9. School Dropout [3:47]
10. Boar's His Dish [2:33]
11. Intructions [4:02]
12. Hunt Casualties [4:38]
13. Theron's Trophy [5:07]
14. Getting Theron A Date [5:19]
15. Your Kind Not Wanted [3:02]
16. Unlock Your Door [4:50]
17. Theron's Visitor [3:37]
18. Attic Confession [4:33]
19. Reprobates Field [2:32]
20. Alone Together [4:53]
21. Bitter Truth [:00]
22. The Payoff [5:03]
23. Brother's Keeper [5:11]
24. No Father To Me [5:50]
25. What Else You Got? [3:08]
26. Pulled In Half [2:39]
27. Halstead's Visit [4:29]
28. Rafe and Libby [4:59]
29. Newlyweds [6:14]
30. Stay [3:20]
31. Filthy Lie [5:22]
32. Forgiveness Each Day [3:17]
33. Shot in His Den [5:00]
34. Hunting a Killer [5:17]
35. Same Way You Did [3:17]
36. Two Fine Sons [2:59]
37. Chapter 37 [4:01]
0. Chapters
1. Chapter 1 [4:00]

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