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Half-baked script leads to mediocre film.


Screenplay and direction are regrettable.

Jennifer Jones is hot, but overacts in many scenes. She was better in many other films, so I'd hold the director most responsible.

Malden and Heston deserved a better film to appear in.

"It's 80% script and 20% you get great actors. There's nothing else to it." William Wyler



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