Splendor in the Grass

"Good"

Splendor in the Grass Review


You only get one chance to see the words "and introducing Warren Beatty," and that's in Splendor in the Grass, Elia Kazan's sprawling love story about tortured teens (Natalie Wood and Beatty) who drift together and apart and together and apart through the 1920s and 1930s. This flip-side of Rebel Without a Cause is really Wood's movie altogether, though a really down and droll last act weakens her emotional tour de force in the first half substantially. Watchable but not great.


Splendor in the Grass

Facts and Figures

Run time: 124 mins

In Theaters: Tuesday 10th October 1961

Distributed by: Warner Home Video

Production compaines: Warner Bros. Pictures, Newton Productions, NBI Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Fresh: 11 Rotten: 2

IMDB: 7.8 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer:

Starring: as Wilma Dean 'Deanie' Loomis, as Bud Stamper, as Ace Stamper, as Mrs. Loomis, as Ginny Stamper, as Angelina, Fred Stewart as Del Loomis, as Allen 'Toots' Tuttle, as Kay, Joanna Roos as Mrs. Stamper, John McGovern as Doc Smiley, Jan Norris as Juanita Howard, Martine Bartlett as Miss Metcalf, Crystal Field as Hazel, Marla Adams as June, Lynn Loring as Carolyn, as Texas Guinan, Sean Garrison as Glenn

Also starring: ,

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