The Long, Hot Summer

  • 1958
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Filmmakers have often found it difficult to bring William Faulkner's dense novels to the screen, but here director Martin Ritt and writers Harriet Frank, Jr. and Irving Ravetch opted for a less-than-faithful adaptation of the author's work, and the results were excellent. Newman plays a Mississippi man with a bad temper who drifts into a small town. more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (2 Credits)
Harriet Frank
Irving Ravetch
Source (1 Credit)
William Faulkner
Producer (1 Credit)
Jerry Wald
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Joseph La Shelle
Editor (1 Credit)
Louis Loeffler
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Art Director (2 Credits)
Lyle Wheeler
Maurice Ransford
Set Decorator (1 Credit)
Walter M. Scott
Costumes (1 Credit)
Adele Palmer
Special Effects (1 Credit)
L.B. Abbott
Music Director (1 Credit)
Lionel Newman
Make Up (1 Credit)
Ben Nye

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