Cast & Crew
Fictionalized from events during producer/director/writer Dan Curtis' boyhood in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in the 1930s, this sentimental drama tells of a local attorney who succumbs to the pleas of his nine-year-old daughter and agrees to defend on homicide charges a mute handyman the girl has befriended, thought to be the town "weirdo" after being shell-shocked during World War I. A sequel, "The Long Days of Summer," followed two years later.
Ronnie Claire Edwards
H. B. Haggerty
Aired in United States March 12, 1978