Splendor in the Grass

Splendor in the Grass : A screenplay by William Inge's set in the 1920's. Wilma Dean "Deanie" Loomis is a teenage girl who follows her mother's advice to resist having sex with her boyfriend rich kid Bud Stamper. Trying their best to keep their relationship from going "all the way," Loomis and Stamper go through a series of unsatisfying interim romances. Loomis attempts suicide and is sent to a mental institution, while Stamper impregnates waitress Zohra Lampert. Loomis and Stamper still carry a torch for one another, but circumstances do not allow their getting back together.

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