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Summer and Smoke Overview:

Summer and Smoke (1961) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Peter Glenville and produced by Hal B. Wallis and Paul Nathan.

Academy Awards 1961 --- Ceremony Number 34 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressGeraldine PageNominated
Best Supporting ActressUna MerkelNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Walter Tyler; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Arthur KramsNominated
Best Music - ScoringElmer BernsteinNominated
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Summer and Smoke (1961)

By Beatrice on May 5, 2017 From Flickers in Time

Summer and Smoke Directed by Peter Glenville Written by James Poe and Meade Roberts from a play by Tennessee Williams 1961/USA Hal Wallis Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental Geraldine Page didn’t make enough movies. The setting is the American South sometime at the end of the 19th Cen... Read full article


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The original Broadway play "Summer and Smoke" by Tennessee Williams opened Oct. 6, 1948 at the Music Box Theatre and ran for 102 performances. Ray Walston was in the cast in a supporting role.
Hal Wallis Productions bought the film rights to play in 1952, shortly before its Off-Broadway revival, for $100,000.
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