The Long, Hot Summer

The red-hot lowdown on a southern family...that people talked about in whispers!

Categories: Drama, Romance
Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman's Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman's Bend and he hires Ben to work in his store. Will thinks his own son, Jody, who manages the store, lacks ambition and despairs of him getting his wife, Eula, pregnant. Will thinks his daughter, Clara, a schoolteacher, will never get married. He decides that Ben Quick might make a good husband for Clara to bring some new blood into the family
















Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1958-04-03
Run time: 115 minute / 1:55
Director: Martin Ritt
Writers: Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr..
Production Companies : Jerry Wald Productions, 20th Century Fox
Production Country: United States of America





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Paul Newman
as Ben Quick
Joanne Woodward
as Clara Varner
Anthony Franciosa
as Jody Varner
Orson Welles
as Will Varner
Lee Remick
as Eula Varner
Angela Lansbury
as Minnie Littlejohn
Richard Anderson
as Alan Stewart
Sarah Marshall
as Agnes Stewart
Mabel Albertson
as Elizabeth Stewart
J. Pat O'Malley
as Ratliff
Bill Walker
as Lucius
Byron Foulger
as Harris (uncredited)
Val Avery
I. Stanford Jolley
Editing
Louis R. Loeffler Editor

Art
Lyle R. Wheeler Art Direction

Camera
Joseph LaShelle Director of Photography

Sound
Alex North Music

Art
Walter M. Scott Set Decoration

Sound
E. Clayton Ward Sound

Writing
William Faulkner Novel

Directing
Martin Ritt Director

Costume & Make-Up
Ben Nye Makeup Artist
Helen Turpin Hairstylist

Sound
Harry M. Leonard Sound

Production
Jerry Wald Producer

Writing
Irving Ravetch Screenplay
Harriet Frank Jr. Screenplay

Art
Eli Benneche Set Decoration
Maurice Ransford Art Direction

Costume & Make-Up
Adele Palmer Costume Design





















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