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The Sunday Film: Wild River

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Starring Montgomery Clift, Lee Remick with Jo Van Fleet

The story of one stubborn woman who tries to stem the tide of progress when the us government determines to put an end to the devastation of a river in flood by setting up the Tennessee Valley Authority. Montgomery Clift plays Chuck Glover, the government man in conflict with Ella Garth, a stubborn 80-year-old brilliantly portrayed by 37-year-old actress Jo Van Fleet, who refuses to quit her island farm in this thought-provoking film from Elia Kazan.
(This Week's Films: page 9)

Contributors

Produced and directed by: Elia Kazan
Chuck Glover: Montgomery Clift
Carol: Lee Remick
Ella Garth: Jo Van Fleet
Hank Bailey: Albert Salmi
Hamilton Garth: J.C. Flippen
Cal Garth: James Westerfield
Betty Jackson: Barbara Loden
Walter Clark: Frank Overton
Sy Moore: Malcolm Atterbury
Ben: Robert Earl Jones
Jack Roper: Bruce Dern

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The Sunday Film: Wild River

BBC One London, 14 March 1971 20.15






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