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5.0 out of 5 stars GOOD ACTING
I BOUGHT THIS DVD OF THE FILM, ESPECIALLY FOR JENNIFER JONES, BUT GOT AN EXTRA SUPPRISE. NAMELY WITH BURT LANCASTER'S PERFORMANCE!!!
WITH JENNIFER YOU GET A MORE EARTHY ROLE. IN "LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDORED THING " I CAN APPRECIATE IT'S SICKLY ATMOSPHERE. ALSO WITH "THE SONG OF BERNADET." BURT GIVES A DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE. HE BRINGS OUT HIS MASCULINITY. A FINE...
Published 20 months ago by B. C. Lapping

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3.0 out of 5 stars A bit of a pot-boiler, but tasty enough.
It took me a little while to work out the relationship between Ruby and two or three of the other main characters, so that detracted a bit from my enjoyment of the film until these things became clear.
Otherwise, this was a good melodrama, with plenty of 1950s small-town atmosphere, and a plot which moved along at pace, with the eventual outcome never clear, and,...
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars GOOD ACTING, 13 Nov 2012
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I BOUGHT THIS DVD OF THE FILM, ESPECIALLY FOR JENNIFER JONES, BUT GOT AN EXTRA SUPPRISE. NAMELY WITH BURT LANCASTER'S PERFORMANCE!!!
WITH JENNIFER YOU GET A MORE EARTHY ROLE. IN "LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDORED THING " I CAN APPRECIATE IT'S SICKLY ATMOSPHERE. ALSO WITH "THE SONG OF BERNADET." BURT GIVES A DYNAMIC PERFORMANCE. HE BRINGS OUT HIS MASCULINITY. A FINE FILM.
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3.0 out of 5 stars A bit of a pot-boiler, but tasty enough., 3 Mar 2014
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It took me a little while to work out the relationship between Ruby and two or three of the other main characters, so that detracted a bit from my enjoyment of the film until these things became clear.
Otherwise, this was a good melodrama, with plenty of 1950s small-town atmosphere, and a plot which moved along at pace, with the eventual outcome never clear, and, indeed, proving to be a surprise.
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