If you can stretch your credulity and accept sophisticated Hepburn as an ill-educated backwoods mountain type, you might enjoy this film. Adapting a play called "Trigger," they wisely changed the name to SPITFIRE because the original title sounded too much like a western. Hepburn is a
lean, tough faith-healer from the Ozarks and she truly believes that she has the gift in her hands to help the lame and the halt. The locals are frightened of her because she is such a zealot, as well as for her hair-trigger temper. There doesn't seem to be a handle anywhere that she won't fly
off. Young is an engineer building a dam in the area. He works for Bellamy. The two men find...