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Melodrama about summer liaisons amid the young and middle-aged rich on an island off the coast of Maine. Too slick; romantic drama is little more than skin-deep, and dialogue is excruciating. Donahue's first starring role. Based on the novel by Sloan Wilson. Featuring "Theme from a Summer Place," which was a number-one hit in 1959.

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Available on Running time 130 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Tearjerkers, Adultery
Screenplay
Delmer Daves
Cast
Troy Donahue, Richard Egan, Sandra Dee, Dorothy McGuire, Arthur Kennedy, Constance Ford, Beulah Bondi
Cinematography
Harry Stradling
Director
Delmer Daves
Music
Max Steiner

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A Summer Place
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Stacey

A Summer Place came out in 1959 and has a total running time of 130 minutes. Troy Donahue, Richard Egan, Sandra Dee, Dorothy McGuire and Arthur Kennedy star in this romantic drama. A Summer Place won three awards. Ken Jorgenson and his family vacation on Pine Island, Maine. He had worked there as a lifeguard when he was much younger. Ken romances with one of Sylvia, an island resident. Their two teenage kids don’t approve and are determined not to follow in their footsteps.