• Drama
  • Rated: L,PG,G
  • Director: Martin Ritt
  • Writer: William Faulkner, Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr.
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Handsome vagabond Ben Quick (Paul Newman) returns to the Mississippi town his late father called home, but rumors of his dad's pyromaniac tendencies follow him as soon as he sets foot there. The proud young man's determination eventually wins over civic leader Will Varner (Orson Welles), who decides Ben might be just the man for his daughter, Clara (Joanne Woodward) -- much to the displeasure of Will's gutless son (Anthony Franciosa) and Clara's society boyfriend (Richard Anderson).
  • Drama
  • Rated: L,PG,G
  • Director: Martin Ritt
  • Writer: William Faulkner, Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr.

  • Paul Newman
    Joanne Woodward
    Tony Franciosa
    Anthony Franciosa
    Orson Welles
    Lee Remick
    Angela Lansbury
    Richard Anderson
    Sarah Marshall
    Mabel Albertson
    J. Pat O'malley
    Bill Walker
    William Walker
    Byron Foulger
    Val Avery

Watch The Long, Hot Summer
  • (1958)

  • Drama
  • Rated: L,PG,G
  • Director: Martin Ritt
  • Writer: William Faulkner, Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr.
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Handsome vagabond Ben Quick (Paul Newman) returns to the Mississippi town his late father called home, but rumors of his dad's pyromaniac tendencies follow him as soon as he sets foot there. The proud young man's determination eventually wins over civic leader Will Varner (Orson Welles), who decides Ben might be just the man for his daughter, Clara (Joanne Woodward) -- much to the displeasure of Will's gutless son (Anthony Franciosa) and Clara's society boyfriend (Richard Anderson).

Starring
  • Paul Newman
    Joanne Woodward
    Tony Franciosa
    Anthony Franciosa
    Orson Welles
    Lee Remick
    Angela Lansbury
    Richard Anderson
    Sarah Marshall
    Mabel Albertson
    J. Pat O'malley
    Bill Walker
    William Walker
    Byron Foulger
    Val Avery