Approved | | Drama, Romance
The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the twentieth century.
David Hewitt, the character played by Richard Carlson, does not appear at all in the play. He was added to provide a love interest for Alexandra Giddens (Teresa Wright's character), and to add another sympathetic male character to the film besides Horace Giddens (played by Herbert Marshall).
I want to know why Zan came to fetch me.
Addie: I don't know, Mr. Horace. All I know is, big things is goin' on. Everybody gonna be high-toned rich. You too. All 'cause smoke gonna start from a building that ain't even up yet.
When Zan is getting her hair washed it is much shorter than it is when it is dry and styled.
Opening credits prologue: "Take us the foxes, The little foxes, that spoil the vines:
For our vines have tender grapes." The Song of Solomon 2:15
Little foxes have lived in all times, in all places. This family happened to live in the deep South in the year 1900.