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Episode #1093H

KQED 9: Sat, Jun 21, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

Gregory Peck stars as retired, wealthy sea captain James McKay, who arrives at the family ranch of his fiancee Pat Terrill (Carroll Baker) . Foreman Steve Leech (Charlton Heston) immediately dislikes him, and McKay realizes how much Pat's wealthy father (Charles Bickford) both spoils and controls her. Major Terrill is also involved in a water rights/land war with a rough clan headed by Rufus Hannassey (Best Supporting Actor winner Burl Ives) over land owned by Julie Maragon (Jean Simmons). Directed by William Wyler, the film was also nominated for Best Music Score.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Jun 22, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
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