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      The Bramble Bush

      1960 1h 45m Drama List
      Reviews Under the grimmest of circumstances, Dr. Guy Montford (Richard Burton) returns to the rural town where he spent his youth. His pal Larry McFie (Tom Drake) is dying of cancer and wants Guy to euthanize him. As he considers the matter, Guy finds his share of diversions: He beds Larry's wife, Margaret (Barbara Rush), and almost falls into a romance with a young nurse (Angie Dickinson). Ultimately, Guy's role in Larry's death feeds a scandal that lands in the lap of the local authorities. Read More Read Less

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      Clyde Gilmour Maclean's Magazine Another in Hollywood's new wave of self-consciously "adult" shockers. Reminiscent of Peyton Place in tone and style... Nov 5, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews

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      rick s Great Soap Opera - Burton & Angie Dickinson scenes are really hot. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis Under the grimmest of circumstances, Dr. Guy Montford (Richard Burton) returns to the rural town where he spent his youth. His pal Larry McFie (Tom Drake) is dying of cancer and wants Guy to euthanize him. As he considers the matter, Guy finds his share of diversions: He beds Larry's wife, Margaret (Barbara Rush), and almost falls into a romance with a young nurse (Angie Dickinson). Ultimately, Guy's role in Larry's death feeds a scandal that lands in the lap of the local authorities.
      Director
      Daniel Petrie
      Producer
      Milton Sperling
      Production Co
      Warner Brothers/Seven Arts
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Runtime
      1h 45m