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Ruby Gentry (25-Dec-1952)

Director: King Vidor

Writers: Silvia Richards; Arthur Fitz-Richard

Music: Heinz Roemheld

Producers: Joseph Bernhard; King Vidor

Keywords: Romantic Drama

Set in the Carolinas, Ruby, born into a family of swamp-dwellers, has a doomed affair with Boake, despite his betrothal to a girl of matching social standing. She instead marries Jim Gentry, a self-made widower whom she doesn't truly love. Trashy soap opera told through the eyes of the town doctor.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
James Anderson
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Phyllis Avery
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Charlton Heston
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Josephine Hutchinson
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Jennifer Jones
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Karl Malden
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Barney Phillips
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Tom Tully
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Jennifer Jones   ...   Ruby Gentry
Charlton Heston   ...   Boake Tackman
Karl Malden   ...   Jim Gentry
Tom Tully   ...   Jud Corey
Bernard Phillips   ...   Dr. Saul Manfred
James Anderson   ...   Jewel Corey
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


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