The Long Hot Summer (TV Mini-Series 1985)

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The Long Hot Summer (TV Series 1985–1985)

A loner arrives in a small town only to be condemned for the sins of his father.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
USA
IMDb  7.2 /10
Creators
Creator Stuart Cooper
Creator Rita Mae Brown
Creator William Faulkner
Information
Release Date1985-10-06
Runtime3h 20mins
GenreDrama, Romance
Content Rating
AwardsNominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination.
CompanyLeonard Hill Films, Long Hot Productions
CountryUSA
LanguageEnglish
Ben Quick 2 episodes, 1985
Will Varner 2 episodes, 1985
Noel Varner 2 episodes, 1985
Eula Varner 2 episodes, 1985
Minnie Littlejohn 2 episodes, 1985
Jody Varner 2 episodes, 1985
Wilson Mahood 2 episodes, 1985
Agnes Stewart 2 episodes, 1985
Alan Stewart 2 episodes, 1985
Mrs. Stewart 2 episodes, 1985
Armistead Howlett 2 episodes, 1985
Isaac 2 episodes, 1985
Billy Quick 2 episodes, 1985
Wilk 2 episodes, 1985
Houstin 2 episodes, 1985
Robert Wentz
Robert Wentz
Ratliff 2 episodes, 1985
Cecilia Howlett 2 episodes, 1985
Deputy Hampton 2 episodes, 1985
Patricia Rendleman
Patricia Rendleman
Lisa 2 episodes, 1985
Auctioneer 2 episodes, 1985
Lew 2 episodes, 1985
Byron Nora
Byron Nora
2 episodes, 1985
David Stump
David Stump
2 episodes, 1985
Jim Clancy
Jim Clancy
2 episodes, 1985
Jecori White
Jecori White
2 episodes, 1985
Don Simmons
Don Simmons
2 episodes, 1985

The Long Hot Summer (1985 film)

The Long Hot Summer is a 1985 American made-for-television romantic drama film starring Don Johnson. It is a remake of the 1958 film of the same name.


Plot

Drifter Ben Quick arrives in a small Mississippi town and Will Varner, a family patriarch, sees Ben as a better choice to inherit the family business than his only son, Jody. Will tries to push Ben and his daughter Noel into marriage. Noel is initially reluctant to court Ben and Jody senses that Ben threatens his position.


Cast

  • Don Johnson as Ben Quick
  • Jason Robards as Will Varner
  • Judith Ivey as Noel Varner
  • Cybill Shepherd as Eula Varner
  • Ava Gardner as Minnie Littlejohn
  • William Russ as Jody Varner
  • Wings Hauser as Wilson Mahood
  • Alexandra Johnson as Agnes Stewart
  • Stephen Davies as Alan Stewart
  • Charlotte Stanton as Mrs. Stewart
  • Albert Hall as Armistead Howlett
  • William Forsythe as Isaac
  • James Gammon as Billy Quick
  • Rance Howard as Wilk