Ben Mankiewicz Intro - Wild River (1960)
Ben Mankiewicz introduces Wild River, 1960.
Wild River (1960) -- (Movie Clip) He Told Me Never To Get Off
Stubborn Ella Garth (Jo Van Fleet) shows TVA-man Glover (Montgomery Clift) the grave of her husband, who told her never to give up the Tennessee River island he claimed, regardless of the new dam and the lake, her daughter Carol (Lee Remick) not exactly helping, in Elia Kazans Wild River, 1960.
Wild River (1960) -- (Movie Clip) Rugged Individualism
Joining the narration by Pat Hingle, after footage of 1930s Tennessee River flooding, we meet Montgomery Clift as Tennessee Valley Authority official Glover, arriving at his new post, meeting Betty (Barbara Loden, wife of the director/producer Elia Kazan), opening Wild River, 1960.
Wild River (1960) -- (Movie Clip) This Whole Place Will Be Water
Montgomery Clift as Glover, the new Tennessee Valley Authority man, having noted the TVA keep off sign, not quite meeting matriarch Ella Garth (Jo Van Fleet), who refuses to sell her land even though the new dams already been built, Lee Remick her near-silent daughter, early in Elia Kazans Wild River, 1960.
Wild River (1960) -- (Movie Clip) What's Senile?
New Tennessee Valley Authority rep Glover (Montgomery Clift) has just met the Garth brothers (J.C. Flippen, James Westerfield and musician Big Jeff Bess as Joe John), whose mother wont sell their island so the new dam can be closed to form the lake, in Elia Kazans Wild River, 1960.