Della Chappell (Joan Crawford) is a very wealthy and incredibly reclusive woman. When a big company wants the land Della lives on, the town sends out Barney Stafford (Paul Burke) to talk to her. She invites Barney over to negotiate the proposal. Barney soon takes a liking to Della's equally reclusive daughter Jenny Chappell (Diane Baker). After spending some time with Jenny, he realizes that Della has a dark secret, one that keeps them from the outside world.
Joan Crawford & William Castle
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After it failed to be picked up as a series, the film received a limited theatrical release in the United States. It quickly vanished, before resurfacing on VHS years later, and occasionally being aired on television, the medium it was originally intended for. See more