Edward G. Robinson as an ex-district attorney who hits the bottle, then comes back as a gangland lawyer. Ellen: Nina Foch. Angel: Jayne Mansfield. Ray: Hugh Marlowe. Garland: Albert Dekker. Directed by Lewis Allen.
A young Indiana poet and teacher falls in love with a beautiful Southern belle (Elizabeth Taylor in an Oscar-nominated performance), just as the Civil War descends and throws a wrench into their hope of a happy life together.