The Valley of Decision
The Valley of Decision is a 1945 film directed by Tay Garnett. Based on Marcia Davenport's 1942 novel of the same name, it is set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the 1870s. It tells the story of a young Irish house maid who falls in love with the son of her employer, a local steel mill owner. The romance between Paul and Mary is endangered when Mary's family and friends, all steel mill workers, go on strike against Paul's father.