Melodrama expert Frank Borzage directs, composing glamorous close-ups of his femme star in this heart-tugger about a Hester Street girl (Crawford), her con-artist hubby (Alan Curtis) and the shipping magnate (Tracy) smitten by the slum girl. It's a rags-to-riches-to-love's-truer-riches tale, a quintessential example of what the Golden Era called a "woman's picture." And reigning throughout is Crawford, going from factory girl to showgirl to fashion model to woman of means-- all in stunning haute couture.
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The Source Family's outlandish lifestyle made them the darlings of Hollywood; but their outsider ideals and spiritual leader, Father Yod, caused controversy with local authorities.
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The Source Family, a secretive group of beautiful young people are devotees of a spiritual leader calling himself 'Father Yod.' He initiates his sons and daughters into a variety of extreme practices, causing controversy with the authorities.
It's 1972, a time of social upheaval, radical fervor, and the rise of new religions and communes across the country. The Source Family considers themselves an "Aquarian tribe," a secretive ?but outlandish group of 140 beautiful young people, devotees of a controversial Hollywood restaurateur-turned-spiritual leader who has 14 wives, drives a Rolls Royce and fronts his own rock band, calling himself "Father Yod." The Family are local legends. By day, they operate the Source restaurant, which serves organic cuisine to John Lennon, Warren Beatty and many influential figures of the time. Behind closed doors in their Hollywood Hills mansion, the Family convene and meditate under the guidance of their ?spiritual father,? Yod. He initiates his ?sons and daughters? into a variety of extreme practices, which cause controversy with local authorities. The Family flees to Hawaii, eventually leading to their dramatic demise.
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