Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, Western
A divorcée falls for an over-the-hill cowboy who is struggling to maintain his romantically independent lifestyle.
John Huston insisted on using real wild horses for the rodeo scene. The horse Montgomery Clift had to ride was too wild for the actor, but Huston insisted that he sit on it in the bullpen chute for a close-up. When the horse lost control it threw Clift against the side of the chute, ripping his shirt. That was the take Huston used in the film.
Young man, do you have the time? I got six clocks in the house and none of them work.
Guido: Twenty after nine.
Isabelle Steers: After? It's twenty after, dear. Dahlin'. Five minutes.
Roslyn: What about you?
Isabelle Steers: I'm all set, I just tyin' my sling. The lawyer said nine thirty sharp, ...
When the group gets ready to leave the house for the rodeo, as Clark Gable delivers the line, "honey, when you smile, it's like the sun coming up", directly under his chin an open doorway can be seen; just inside this doorway, a bushy haired crew member is clearly visible, and moves quickly to the left in an attempt to get out of the camera shot.
There are no closing credits of any kind. Not even the words "THE END" appear on the screen.