Unrated | | Drama, Romance
The dramatic love story of small-town Mississippi girl Alva Starr and railroad official Owen Legate, set during the Great Depression.
Natalie Wood had trouble performing the drunken bar scene, so she got drunk for real.
New Orleans is certainly not a place where a person needs to feel the pain of separation for long.
When Alva's train is headed to New Orleans, there is a shot of it crossing a long over-water trestle, and there is a modern highway bridge in the background.