Desire Under the Elms

A remarkable adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's provocative play details the disintegration of an affluent 1880s New England farm family. After larger-than-life patriarch Burl Ives brings home new wife Sophia Loren, his grown son from a previous marriage fears he will lose his claim to the homestead. But when the young man begins an affair with his father's bride, it leads to a string of tragedies. With Anthony Perkins and Frank Overton.

Year: 1958
Genre: Classic Drama, Alice's Playhouse, Classic Cinema
Country: USA
Director: Delbert Mann
Starring: Anthony Perkins, Burl Ives, Sophia Loren
Duration: 107 Minutes
Rating: PG - Adult themes.
Location in store: Alice's Playhouse



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