ROSEANNA McCOY departs from Hollywood convention to tell a love story set against a Blue Ridge Mountain backdrop without resorting to "Li'l Abner" hillbilly stereotypes. Taking liberties with the facts of the infamous Hatfield-McCoy feud, the story concentrates on a romance between two
young members of the clans, Johnse Hatfield (Farley Granger) and Roseanna McCoy (Joan Evans), who meet at a country fair. She tries to put him out of her mind, but can't stop herself from falling in love, and one night Johnse comes to her house and carries her off. They end up back at the
Hatfields' house, where the clan greets her with mixed reactions. Devil Anse (Charles Bickford),...