The Root Of All Evil

  • 1946
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Calvert makes a fortune in oil by stepping on a few peoples' backs and eventually hooks up with mining engineer Rennie. They make more than their share of cash but, to Calvert's dismay, romance doesn't play a part. An act of revenge by a disgruntled farmer helps Calvert come to her senses. Some fine performances can't put a sheen on the dull script.

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Calvert makes a fortune in oil by stepping on a few peoples' backs and eventually hooks up with mining engineer Rennie. They make more than their share of cash but, to Calvert's dismay, romance doesn't play a part. An act of revenge by a disgruntled farmer helps Calvert come to her senses.

Some fine performances can't put a sheen on the dull script.

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