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Picnic
6.7 Rating
(34 ratings)
7.3 IMDB rating

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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

1 year, 7 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 to ... (more)
Release date: 16 February 1956
UPC: 043396828797
1955 (3), Drama (2), Romance (2), 1950s (2)
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