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Suddenly, Last Summer

Suddenly, Last Summer(1959)

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Brief Synopsis

A dowager tries to buy a lobotomy to silence the woman who witnessed her son's murder.

Cast & Crew

Elizabeth Taylor Catherine Holly
Katharine Hepburn Mrs. [Violet] Venable
Montgomery Clift Dr. [John] Cukrowicz
Albert Dekker Dr. Hockstader
Mercedes McCambridge Mrs. [Grace] Holly
Gary Raymond George Holly
Mavis Villiers Miss Foxhill
Patricia Marmont Nurse Benson
Joan Young Sister Felicity
Sheila Robbins Dr. Hockstader's secretary
David Cameron Young blonde interne
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles opening: 20 Dec 1959; New York opening: 22 Dec 1959
Release Date:  1959 Production Date:  Sam Spiegel presents
EB; Mertz; UCLA has VHS P-VA6486; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System) Production Co:  Horizon Pictures (G. B.) Ltd.
Duration(mins):  112 or 114 Country:  Great Britain and United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Pretentious!

    Eugenia 2016-08-12

    Over acted and overly wordy. Not a great vehicle for any of them, but especially not for Elizabeth. MORE>

  • suddenly last summer

    kevin sellers 2016-08-10

    Not one of my favorites from this brilliant playwright. Basically, Williams told the wrong story, in my opinion. I could have used a lot more of Sebastian... MORE>

  • Loved this twisted movie!

    Kevin Paul 2016-08-07

    How is it I never heard of this movie. Better then Virginia Wolf, (two drunks raging at each other,) and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, (a movie about real... MORE>