The Long, Hot Summer

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  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1958
  • Running time: 115 min
Accused barn burner and con man Ben Quick arrives in a small Mississippi town and quickly ingratiates himself with its richest family, the Varners.
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Accused barn burner and con man Ben Quick arrives in a small Mississippi town and quickly ingratiates himself with its richest family, the Varners.

Original Release

04/03/1958

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Cast

Paul Newman Ben Quick
Joanne Woodward Clara Varner
Orson Welles Will Varner
Anthony Franciosa Jody Varner
Lee Remick Eula Varner
Angela Lansbury Minnie Littlejohn
Richard Anderson Alan Stewart
Sarah Marshall Agnes Stewart
Bill Walker Lucius (as William Walker)
Mabel Albertson Elizabeth Stewart
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Martin Ritt

Writers

William Faulkner, Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr.

Cast

Paul Newman Ben Quick
Joanne Woodward Clara Varner
Orson Welles Will Varner
Anthony Franciosa Jody Varner
Lee Remick Eula Varner
Angela Lansbury Minnie Littlejohn
Richard Anderson Alan Stewart
Sarah Marshall Agnes Stewart
Bill Walker Lucius (as William Walker)
Mabel Albertson Elizabeth Stewart
J. Pat O'Malley Ratliff
Byron Foulger Harris
Val Avery Wilk
I. Stanford Jolley Houston
Victor Rodman Justice of the Peace
Pat Rosemond Minor Role

Producers

Jerry Wald Producer

Editors

Louis R. Loeffler

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