Another failed attempt to adapt one of John O'Hara's sprawling novels for the screen, FROM THE TERRACE stars Newman as a Navy flier who comes home to rest at the mansion of his wealthy family in Pennsylvania. His elderly father, Ames, and his drunken, cheating mother, Loy, get on his
nerves quickly, so he moves to New York and starts a business with his pal, Grizzard. Visiting the posh Long Island resort of Southhampton, he meets and woos Woodward, a rich socialite. They marry and seem to have it all together until Newman lands a job with a Wall Street investment company run
by Aylmer. Becoming obsessed with his new position, Newman begins to ignore Woodward, who g...