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All That Heaven Allows (1955)

Bryn Mawr Film Institute

824 W. Lancaster Avenue Bryn Mawr PA 19010
  • Wednesday August 8th 2012

Douglas Sirk’s classic melodrama pairs Jane Wyman and Rock Hudson in a lush tale of forbidden love between a New England widow and her gardener.

The Mad Men connection: Housewife Betty Draper, continually plagued by oppressive societal pressures, might relate.

This film is shown as part of the It’s a Mad Men’s World film series as well as in conjunction with a Summer Classics Seminar. All That Heaven Allows will be introduced by the seminar's instructor, Alice Bullitt, M.A.

All That Heaven Allows
runs for 1 hr 29 min on 35 mm.


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