Summer and Smoke

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Summer and Smoke ★★½ 1961

Repressed, unhappy Page falls for handsome doctor Harvey. A tour de force for Page, but that's all; adapted clumsily from the overwrought Tennessee Williams play. 118m/C VHS . Laurence Harvey, Geraldine Page, Rita Moreno, Una Merkel, John McIntire, Thomas Gomez, Pamela Tiffin, Lee Patrick, Max (Casey Adams) Showalter, Earl Holliman, Harry Shannon, Pattee Chapman; D: Peter Glenville; C: Charles B(ryant) Lang Jr.; M: Elmer Bernstein. Golden Globes ‘62: Actress—Drama (Page); Natl. Bd. of Review ‘61: Actress (Page).