When the perfect suitor (Bradford Dillman) proposes marriage, a young heiress (Suzanne Pleshette) tries her best to keep her insatiable sexual compulsions at bay. But her will power is put to the test when an old friend (Ben Gazzara) strolls back into her life. Walter Grauman directs this black-and-white drama based on the novel by John O’Hara. The film earned an Oscar nod for Best Costume Design.
A propulsive survey of scores focusing on the thriller: procedurals, bank heists, neo-noirs, spy films, giallos, and sci-fi mind-games.