Wednesday, June 30, 2010

A Summer Place (1959)

Millionaire Ken Jorgensen, his wife Helen and young daughter Molly vacation at the Maine resort of Pine Island. While there, Molly falls in love with the owner Bart Hunter’s son Johnny. And Sylvia, his mother whom used to be long ago sweethearts with Ken the once lifeguard there, rekindles their love at the fateful reunion. Helen finds out when she pays the night watchmen to spy on them and contemplates how to get the most out of a divorce, which includes having custody of her daughter. Passion and Scandals ensue. Sandra Dee is perfect as the young Molly, who wants to be a good girl despite her ever growing desire for Johnny. Starring Sandra Dee, Troy Donahue, Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Arthur Kennedy, Constance Ford 8/10

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