Summer and smoke

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[Los Angeles, Calif.] : Paramount Pictures, [1961]., [Los Angeles, Calif.] : Paramount Pictures, [2010].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Title from disc label.
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Based on the play by Tennessee Williams.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1961.
General Note
Container incorrectly states that Tennessee Williams' Summer and smoke was "expanded from his one-act piece Eccentricities of a nightingale." However, Summer and smoke was first published in 1948, and Williams revised it in 1964 as Eccentricities of a nightingale.--Wikipedia.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Charles Lang, Jr. ; editor, Warren Low ; music, Elmer Bernstein.
Laurence Harvey, Geraldine Page, Rita Moreno, Una Merkel, John McIntire, Thomas Gomez, Pamela Tiffin, Malcolm Atterbury, Lee Patrick, Max Showalter, Earl Holliman.
From childhood, Alma has loved John Buchanan. Repressed by the pressure of a minister father and a mother who has never recovered from a nervous breakdown, she keeps these feelings bottled up. Her life becomes unbearable when John returns from medical school and takes up with the sultry Rosa, the daughter of the casino owner who is as open and willing as Alma is shy and repressed.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, widescreen.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Glenville, P., Wallis, H. B., Poe, J., Roberts, M., Harvey, L., Page, G., Moreno, R., Merkel, U., McIntire, J., Gomez, T., Tiffin, P., Atterbury, M., Patrick, L., Showalter, M., Holliman, E., Lang, C. B., Low, W., Bernstein, E., & Williams, T. (1961). Summer and smoke . Paramount Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Peter Glenville et al.. 1961. Summer and Smoke. Paramount Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Peter Glenville et al.. Summer and Smoke Paramount Pictures, 1961.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Glenville, Peter, et al. Summer and Smoke Paramount Pictures, 1961.

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