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William Holden William Holden
Hal Carter
Kim Novak Kim Novak
Madge Owens
Betty Field Betty Field
Flo Owens
Susan Strasberg Susan Strasberg
Millie Owens
Cliff Robertson Cliff Robertson
Alan Benson
Arthur O Arthur O'Connell
Howard Bevans
Verna Felton Verna Felton
Helen Potts
Reta Shaw Reta Shaw
Irma Kronkite


Written by
Daniel Taradash Daniel Taradash
(screenplay)
William Inge William Inge
(play Picnic)


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Picnic

3 years, 9 months ago at Sep 21 20:55
I refuse to believe that even in 1955 this was viewed as wild, boundary pushing, erotically-charged cinema. Especially considering that the same decade gave us Seven-Year-Itch, Some Like It Hot and A Streetcar Named Desire, amongst other more truly daring and sexually-knowing works. Picnic has not aged particularly well, but I doubt it was ever terribly good to begin with.

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Description: An award-winning film adaptation of the William Inge play. Hal Carter is an arrogant drifter who sets off dramatic fireworks when he visits a quiet Kansas town to see an old friend. Before long he has managed to steal Madge Owens, the most attractive girl in town, away from his pal. Much of the drama takes place in the midst of the town's annual Labor Day picnic. Among the many other memorable characters in the film are a spinster school teacher who desperately longs for the security of marriage, and Madge's jealous younger sister, Millie. A study of the impact of a handsome, virile and egotistical drifter on the lives of fiv ... (more)
Release date: 16 February 1956
UPC: 043396828797
Tags: 1955 (3), Drama (2), Romance (2), 1950s (2), Dance (1), Teacher (1), Train (1), HQ (1), Sisters (1), Picnic (1), 50's (1)
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Sisters Characters Part I - Movies (50 movies items)

" Kim Novak as Madge Owens and Susan Strasberg as Millie Owens"


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Oscars 1956 Winners (My Version) (26 movies items)

"Best Art Direction - Color! Winner: Picnic! Nominees: Daddy Long Legs Guys and Dolls Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing To Catch a Thief"


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