Set in rural Georgia in 1941, an unmarried woman pregnant with her 3rd child advertises for a husband to help run her farm. A paroled convict answers the ad and the marriage is happy until he is accused of murdering the town prostitute. Based on Lavyrle Spencer's novel, screenplay by Charles Jarrott and Deborah Raffin.
Nina Foch - American Actress
Nina Consuelo Maud Fock - American Actress
J.T. Walsh - Prolific character actor
Christopher Reeve - American actor, SUPERMAN
Deborah Raffin - American TV/Film Actress
Steven Hilliard Stern - TV Director/Screenwriter
Steve Stern - TV Director/Screenwriter
Helen Shaver - Canadian Actress
Lloyd Bochner - Canadian Actor
An ex-con and a pregnant widow fall for each other in this romantic adaptation of LaVyrle Spencer's 1989 novel. The country is in the midst of the Great Depression, and Elly Dinsmore has been having trouble maintaining her Georgia farm and rearing her two kids ever since the recent death of her husband. Desperate for help, and with another child on the way, she puts a classified ad in a newspaper for a new spouse. The man who shows up at her door is Will Parker, just released from prison for murdering a prostitute. In spite of her initial reluctance, Elly decides to take him in and the two soon become romantically involved. But tragedy strikes when someone murders the small town's resident floozy -- and Will becomes the prime suspect. The brutal sheriff, Reese Goodloe, happily arrests the ex-con. Did Parker kill the woman? Or is he being railroaded for the crime?
A Dove Audio production. Released theatrically in New York City September 17, 1993. Actress Deborah Raffin, who also wrote the screenplay for "Morning Glory," is the wife of Michael Viner, the film's producer.