Ruby Gentry
Ruby Gentry (1952)

This is an early-'50s effort that attempts to portray the shoulder-bumping, step-ahead world of the unmentionable American caste system. Jennifer Jones stars as Ruby Corey, who turns into Ruby Gentry, a poor-white Carolina girl who,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 25, 1952
DVD Release Date: October 19, 2004
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Hilton Kramer
New York Times

Jennifer Jones offers a virtual reprise of her sultry performance in Duel in the Sun as the titular heroine of Ruby Gentry.

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This is sweeping, unconvincing melodrama which is nonetheless compulsively watchable.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Not entirely successful, but well worth seeing.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Southern swampland romantic drama that's filled with an almost hysterical emotional fervor.

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
Stella Dallas
everyone in the film is nuts. it's a slightly smaller scale 'duel in the sun' with a bit better acting from the leads but heston is no substitute… More
Aj V
A great story, great actors, I thought it was a really cool movie.