Home from the Hill (1960)

150 min.
Plot  In the beginning, Captain Wade Hunnicutt (Robert Mitchum), the wealthiest and most powerful person in his East Texas town, is wounded by a jealous husband. Wade is a notorious womanizer, who lives with his beautiful wife Hannah (Eleanor Parker) who scorns him. She has raised their son Theron (George Hamilton) to be dependent upon her, but as he reaches adulthood Theron seeks his father’s help in becoming a man.

Wade initiates Theron in hunting and other masculine pursuits under the watchful eye of Rafe (George Peppard), Hunnicutt's loyal employee. Theron admires the slightly older and more worldly Rafe, and rapidly develops into a marksman and skilled hunter; he also learns about women from Rafe.

Theron's new lifestyle leads him into a love affair with Libby Halstead (Luana Patten), a local girl from a proper family, but her father, Albert’s (Everett Sloane) animosity forces a secret relationship. Theron learns from his mother that the reason for Libby’s father's scorn is...



Robert Mitchum
Capt. Wade Hunnicutt
Eleanor Parker
Hannah Hunnicutt
George Peppard
Raphael 'Rafe' Copley
George Hamilton
Theron Hunnicutt


All Titles

Home from the Hill
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States




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