A Rage to Live
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A Rage to Live
This soapy melodrama based on the novel by John O'Hara earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Costume Design. Suzanne Pleshette stars as Grace Caldwell, a newspaper heiress and nymphomaniac whose numerous dalliances threaten to destroy her wealthy Pennsylvania family's image. Taken on a vacation to the Bahamas by her widowed mother Emily (Carmen Mathews), Grace can't resist a tryst with a waiter, which causes Emily a fatal heart attack. Back home, Grace meets a new beau, Sidney Tate (Bradford Dillman) at a Christmas party. The gentlemanly Sidney wins Grace's heart and she… More

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"This trashy melodrama, based on John O'Hara novel, who also provided the story for Butterfield 8, is poorly executed and mostly known for its Oscar nomination."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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