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The Long, Hot Summer (1958)

The Long, Hot Summer
7.5 Rating
(53 ratings)
7.4 IMDB rating

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Starring (View all)
Paul Newman

Paul Newman

Ben Quick
Joanne Woodward

Joanne Woodward

Clara Varner
Anthony Franciosa

Anthony Franciosa

Jody Varner
Orson Welles

Orson Welles

Will Varner
Lee Remick

Lee Remick

Eula Varner
Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury

Minnie Littlejohn
Richard Anderson

Richard Anderson

Alan Stewart
Sarah Marshall

Sarah Marshall

Agnes Stewart


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Irving Ravetch

Irving Ravetch

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1 month, 1 week ago at Mar 18 16:34
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Paul Newman is a great actor, and The Long Hot Summer is another showcase of how good he is. Paul Newman always stole the show, and as Ben Quick a determined man, who fights hard against Will Varner. Orson Welles as the father, also stole the show he did an excellent job.The story was an interesting look into social class, and the dynamics of a family. I think they did a good job with William Faul... read more
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Description: Ben Quick (Paul Newman), a sullen but self-confident drifter, arrives in a small Mississippi town where his father had a bad reputation as a firebug. Will Varner (Orson Welles), the town's patriarch, still holds a grudge against Quick's dad, and when the young man decides to stay in town and sharecrop on Varner's land, Will goes out o ... (more)
Release date: 18 May 1958
UPC: 024543075530
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kathy voted for a review of The Long, Hot Summer 1 month, 1 week ago

“Paul Newman is a great actor, and The Long Hot Summer is another showcase of how good he is. Paul Newman always stole the show, and as Ben Quick a det”

dannyjai posted a review 1 month, 1 week ago

“Paul Newman is a great actor, and The Long Hot Summer is another showcase of how good he is. Paul Newman always stole the show, and as Ben Quick a determined man, who fights hard against Will Varner. Orson Welles as the father, also stole the show he did an excellent job.The story was an interesting look into social class, and the dynamics of a family. I think they did a good job with William Faulkner material. Overall it is not the best Paul Newman film, but it is a good drama piece.” read more

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