The Long, Hot Summer

  • Directed By: Martin Ritt

Synopsis: 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

Joanne Woodward

Clara Varner

Anthony Franciosa

Jody Varner

Orson Welles

Will Varner

Lee Remick

Eula Varner

Angela Lansbury

Minnie Littlejohn

Richard Anderson

Alan Stewart

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Writers: Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr.
Meta Score: Coming Soon
Rotten Tomaotes: Coming Soon
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Jerry Wald Productions
Release Date: Apr 2nd, 1958
Box Office: Not Available
Budget: Not Available
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