A Southern drama set in Georgia during the late 1930s, MORNING GLORY revolves around a miscarriage of justice, and accurately captures the pettiness of small town life. The plodding style and poorly handled mystery stifle what, in other hands, might have been a taut movie.
Ex-convict Will Parker looks for work in a small Georgia town. He finds it by answering Elly Densmore's ad for a husband. Although they don't get married at first, Parker agrees to work as a hired hand on the pregnant Elly's farm and help her look after her two children. Parker has a couple of
thorns in his side. Lula, a waitress, has the hots for the handsome ex-con, while the local sheriff...