R | | Drama
It's 1944 in the small town of Gregory, Texas. Divorcée Nita Longley has been brought into the town by the telephone company to work as its switchboard operator, a job which requires her to... See full summary »
Sara Clark adapted the film's source screenplay by William D. Wittliff into a novel which was first published in 1979 with Wittliff receiving a co-author credit.
When Henry drops the knife, it is a foot or more from the wet spot that he had been dragged through. When Calvin tries to pick it up seconds later, it is in the center of the wet spot.
$287,081 (USA) (20 September 1981)
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