In a Deep South backwater, Claudelle Inglish (Diane McBain)─born to dirt, but beautiful─balks at an arranged marriage to a well-off landowner (Claude Akins) to be with a struggling farmer (Chad Everett). When her true love gets drafted, however, she drifts into despair and promiscuity, setting up inevitable tragedy. Steamy take on the Erskine Caldwell potboiler co-stars Arthur Kennedy, Constance Ford, Will Hutchins. 99 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.