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Peyton Place
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Lewis said on 2018-01-13:
David Lynch made the entire cast of Twin Peaks watch this film.

Director: Mark Robson, William C. Mellor Writer: John Michael Hayes, Grace Metalious
Run time: 151 minutes Release date: 1957-12-13
Floor location: Drama Format: DVD
Production Countries: United States of America
Spoken Languages: English
Grace Metalious' once-notorious bestseller Peyton Place is given a lavish -- and necessarily toned-down -- film treatment in this deluxe 20th Century-Fox production. Set during WWII, the film concentrates on several denizens of the outwardly respectable New England community of Peyton Place. Top-billed Lana Turner plays shopkeeper Constance McKenzie, who tries to make up for a past indiscretion -- which resulted in her illegitimate daughter Allison (Diane Varsi) -- by adopting a chaste, prudish attitude towards all things sexual. In spite of herself, Constance can't help but be attracted to handsome new teacher Michael Rossi (Lee Philips). Meanwhile, the restless Allison, who'd like to be as footloose and fancy-free as the town's "fast girl" Betty Anderson (Terry Moore), falls sincerely in love with mixed-up mama's boy Norman Page (Russ Tamblyn).