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The Long, Hot Summer (1958)

Not Rated
115 min | Drama

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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Director
Writers
William Faulkner (novella "Spotted Horses") (short story "Barn Burning") (novel "The Hamlet") | Irving Ravetch (screenplay) | Harriet Frank Jr. (screenplay)
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Joseph LaShelle (as Joseph La Shelle)
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$ 1,500,000
Gross (USA)
$ 2,853,700
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Release date
Mar 12, 1958 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Paul Newman
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Joanne Woodward
Clara Varner Clara Varner   See fewer
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Anthony Franciosa
Jody Varner Jody Varner   See fewer
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Orson Welles
Will Varner Will Varner   See fewer
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Lee Remick
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Angela Lansbury
Minnie Littlejohn Minnie Littlejohn   See fewer
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Richard Anderson
Alan Stewart Alan Stewart   See fewer
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Sarah Marshall
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Mabel Albertson
Elizabeth Stewart Elizabeth Stewart   See fewer
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J. Pat O'Malley
Ratliff Ratliff   See fewer
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Bill Walker
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Robert Adler
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Val Avery
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Oscar Blank
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Jim Brandt
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Ella Mae Brown
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Brian Corcoran
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Lee Erickson
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Chester Jones
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Nicholas King
John Fisher (uncredited) John Fisher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Rodman
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Pat Rosemond
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7.5 / 10 | 8,667 votes