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The Long Hot Summer

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MPAA Rating: NR
Genre: Drama
Director: Martin Ritt

Handsome vagabond Ben Quick returns to the Mississippi town his late father called home, but rumors of his dad's pyromaniac tendencies follow him as soon as he sets foot there. The proud young man's determination eventually wins over civic leader Will Varner, who decides Ben might be just the man for his daughter, Clara -- much to the displeasure of Will's gutless son and Clara's society boyfriend .

Cast :

  • Paul Newman
  • Ben Quick
  • Joanne Woodward
  • Clara Varner
  • Anthony Franciosa
  • Jody Varner
  • Orson Welles
  • Will Varner
  • Lee Remick
  • Eula Varner
  • Angela Lansbury
  • Minnie Littlejohn
  • Richard Anderson
  • Alan Stewart
  • Sarah Marshall
  • Agnes Stewart
  • Mabel Albertson
  • Elizabeth Stewart
  • J. Pat O'Malley
  • Ratliff
  • William Walker
  • Lucius
Producers :
Jerry Wald
Writers :
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