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William Faulkner's the long, hot summer [videorecording] / Twentieth Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope picture ; Jerry Wald's production of ; screenplay by Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr. ; Jerry Wald Productions, Inc. ; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation ; directed by Martin Ritt.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Garrett Public Library DVD LON (Text) 30010170665759 DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel by William Faulkner.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958.
Special features: Backstory: The long, hot summer; Movie Tone news: "The long, hot summer" world premiere: a Louisiana triumph!; Theatrical trailer; Paul Newman theater.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Alex North ; conducted by Lionel Newman ; director of photography, Joseph La Shelle ; art direction, Lyle R. Wheeler, Maurice Ransford ; set decorations, Walter M. Scott, Eli Benneche ; film editor, Louis R. Loeffler ; costumes designed by Adele Palmer.
Participant or Performer Note: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa, Orson Welles, Lee Remick, Angela Lansbury, Richard Anderson, Sarah Marshall, Mabel Albertson, J. Pat O'Malley, William Walker.
Summary, etc.: Ben Quick, an industrious con artist who's known throughout the country as a barn burner, gets run out of a Mississippi town. He meets up with Clara Varner, whose father is pressuring her to get married and provide him with grandchildren. It isn't long before he decides Ben and Clara should marry, and when she resists, it sets up a dramatically escalating clash of wills.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, NTSC, Dolby digital surround sound, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation.
Language Note: English (stereo) and French (mono) language soundtracks with optional English and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Subject: Swindlers and swindling > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Estafa > Teatro.
Relaciones hombre-mujer > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films > United States.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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