Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2003.
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; English stereo. surround, French and Spanish mono.
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa, Orson Welles, Lee Remick, Angela Lansbury.
Screenplay, Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank, Jr. ; director, Martin Ritt ; cinematography, Joseph LaShelle ; editor, Louis R. Loeffler.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1958.
Based on three stories by William Faulkner.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Ben Quick, an industrious con artist who's known throughout the country as a barn burner, gets run out of a Mississippi town. He meets up with Clara Varner, whose father is pressuring her to get married and provide him with grandchildren. It isn't long before he decides Ben and Clara should marry, and when she resists, it sets up a dramatically escalating clash of wills.
Special features: AMC Backstory "Long Hot Summer"; Movie Tone News: The Long Hot Summer in World Premiere, a Louisiana Triumph"; theatrical trailer.