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Summer and Smoke

Summer and Smoke is a play by Tennessee Williams which tells the story of a lonely, unmarried minister's daughter who is courted by a former love, a wild, undisciplined doctor.

The play was made into a 1961 film starrig Laurence Harvey, Geraldine Page, Rita Moreno[?], Una Merkel[?], John McIntire[?], Thomas Gomez[?], Pamela Tiffin[?], Malcolm Atterbury[?], Lee Patrick[?] and Earl Holliman[?].

The movie was adapted by James Poe[?] and Meade Roberts[?] and directed by Peter Glenville[?].

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Geraldine Page), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Una Merkel), Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color and Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture.

A television version was produced in 1972. It starred Lee Remick, David Hedison[?] and Barry Morse[?]. Another production, called Eccentricites of a Nightingale, appeared on television in 1976. This version starred Blythe Danner and Frank Langella[?].



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