Directed by Richard Brooks | Starring: Paul Newman, Elizabeth Taylor, Jack Carson, Burl Ives

An alcoholic ex-football player drinks his days away hving failed to come to terms with his sexuality and his real feelings for his football buddy who died after an ambiguous accident. His wife is crucified by her desperation to make him desire her: but he resists the affections of his wife. His reunion with his father—who is dying of cancer—jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.