Summer of '42 (1971)

Director
Robert Mulligan

Main cast
Jennifer O'Neill; Gary Grimes; Jerry Houser; Oliver Conant; Katherine Allentuck

Genres
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Description
Silent as a painting, the movie shows us day-dreamer Hermie and his friends Oscy and Benjie spending the summer of '42 on an US island with their parents - rather unaffected by WWII. While Oscy's main worries are the when and how of getting laid, Hermie honestly falls in love with the older Dorothy, who's married to an army pilot. When her husband returns to the front, Hermie shyly approaches her. Written by Bob Dawson


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