Written on the Wind (1956)

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Drama centred around three people who have grown up together. Mitch Wayne, his friend Kyle Hadley who is now the rich, playboy son of an oil tycoon, and Kyle's sister Marylee. Mitch meets and falls in love with Lucy Moore. Before he realises this or can declare himself, he introduces her to Kyle who woos and marries her. Whilst Kyle's father Jasper Hadley welcomes Lucy and supports the marriage, his sister, whose love for Mitch is unreciprocated, attempts to undermine the relationship.

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