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Written on the Wind (1956)

Not Rated
99 min | Drama

Alcoholic playboy Kyle Hadley marries the woman secretly loved by his poor but hard-working best friend, who in turn is pursued by Kyle's nymphomaniac sister.
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Writers
George Zuckerman (screenplay) | Robert Wilder (based on the novel by)
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Release date
Dec 25, 1956 (United States)

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53 cast members
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Rock Hudson
Mitch Wayne Mitch Wayne   See fewer
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Lauren Bacall
Lucy Moore Hadley Lucy Moore Hadley   See fewer
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Robert Stack
Kyle Hadley Kyle Hadley   See fewer
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Dorothy Malone
Marylee Hadley Marylee Hadley   See fewer
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Robert Keith
Jasper Hadley Jasper Hadley   See fewer
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Grant Williams
Biff Miley Biff Miley   See fewer
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Robert J. Wilke
Dan Willis Dan Willis   See fewer
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Edward Platt
Doctor Paul Cochrane (as Edward C. Platt) Doctor Paul Cochrane (as Edward C. Platt)   See fewer
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Harry Shannon
Hoak Wayne Hoak Wayne   See fewer
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John Larch
Roy Carter Roy Carter   See fewer
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Joseph Granby
R.J. Courtney R.J. Courtney   See fewer
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Maidie Norman
Bertha Bertha   See fewer
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William Schallert
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Joanne Jordan
Brunette Brunette   See fewer
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Dani Crayne
Blonde Blonde   See fewer
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Dorothy Porter
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Gail Bonney
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Paul Bradley
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Robert Brubaker
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Dick Cherney
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Carl Christian
Ben - Bartender (uncredited) Ben - Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kevin Corcoran
Boy on Electric Hobbyhorse (uncredited) Boy on Electric Hobbyhorse (uncredited)   See fewer
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George DeNormand
Doorman (uncredited) Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Flowers
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Herschel Graham
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marion Gray
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Stuart Hall
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Chuck Hamilton
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don C. Harvey
Hotel Doorman (uncredited) Hotel Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Harvey
College Boy at Party (uncredited) College Boy at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Holland
Court Clerk (uncredited) Court Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Howard
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Carlene King Johnson
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Chester Jones
Attendant (uncredited) Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glen Kramer
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King Lockwood
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Lyden
Kyle as a Boy (voice) (uncredited) Kyle as a Boy (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Malcolm
Hotel Proprietor (uncredited) Hotel Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Colleen McClatchey
College Girl at Party (uncredited) College Girl at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Miller
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Ralph Moratz
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Barry Norton
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Ron Nyman
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Susan Odin
Marylee as a Girl (voice) (uncredited) Marylee as a Girl (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cynthia Patrick
Waitress (uncredited) Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Floyd Simmons
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Ray Spiker
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Norman Stevans
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Hal Taggart
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Blaine Turner
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Robert Winans
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7.4 / 10 | 9,286 votes