Approved | | Drama, Romance, War
A student falls in love with a Southern belle, but their relationship is complicated by her troubled past and the onset of the Civil War.
Elizabeth Taylor had her own problems onset, finding the costumes so constricting that one day she fainted through hyperventilation. She also suffered from tachycardia.
John Wickliff Shawnessy:
My students seem to enjoy creepin' up on me.
Nell Gaither: They're all in love with you.
John Wickliff Shawnessy: Teachers get fallen in love with. It's an occupational hazard.
When Johnny comes out of the swamp after taking his boat into the swamp looking for the Raintree at the beginning of the film, Neil & Garwood stop on the road and Neil tells Johnny to get in the buggy. At that time no one would abandon their boat like Johnny did leaving it in the swamp.
The longer Roadshow version was released on VHS by Warner, where it was labeled as Reconstructed Original Version. It has also been shown on Turner Classic Movies cable channel. This version contains nearly 15 minutes of additional material not found on the General Release Version.