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The Swimmer(1968)

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Brief Synopsis

A tortured man reflects on past mistakes while "swimming" home through his neighbors' pools.

Cast & Crew

Frank Perry Director
Burt Lancaster Ned Merrill
Janet Landgard Julie Hooper
Janice Rule Shirley Abbott
Tony Bickley Donald Wersterhazy
Marge Champion Peggy Forsburgh
Nancy Cushman Mrs. Halloran
Bill Fiore Howie Hunsacker
John Garfield Jr. Ticket seller
Kim Hunter Betty Graham
Rose Gregorio Sylvia Finney
Charles Drake Howard Graham
Bernie Hamilton Chauffeur
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info:  New York opening: 15 May 1968
Release Date:  1968 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Horizon Dover, Inc.
Duration(mins):  94 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • "When I was a kid, I used to believe in things"

    Jeff Boston 2013-11-27

    Lancaster's character goes on a personal journey to cleanse his soul via a long stretch of swimming pools in a mostly well-to-do WASP area of... MORE>

  • WHATT THE HAY????

    pollyann toll 2013-11-09

    I too am amazed at any rave reviews in the case of this film. It is now seems soooo dated, stiff, and overly pretentious. Kinda fun to see some of the... MORE>

  • The Swimmer

    anthony 2013-10-31

    Another stunning on screen performance from Burt Lancaster. It ranks with "The Train" Bird Man" "Elmer Gantry" and "Sweet... MORE>