Summer of '421971

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Summer of '42
Directed by:
Robert Mulligan

Released on April 09 of 1971 in the USA, "Summer of '42" (also known as "Sommer '42", "Quell'estate del '42", "Frühling einen Sommer lang") is a Drama film directed by Robert Mulligan , starring Jennifer O'Neill, Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser, Oliver Conant, Katherine Allentuck and Christopher Norris.

In everyone's life there's a "Summer of '42"

Who is the director of "Summer of '42":

Summer of '42 was directed by Robert Mulligan, an American director, producer, and actor.

Before Summer of '42, Robert Mulligan had directed The Pursuit of Happiness, released in 1971, The Stalking Moon (1968), Up the Down Staircase (1967), Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965), Love with the Proper Stranger (1963), and To Kill a Mockingbird (1962). Since, he directed The Other, released in 1972, The Nickel Ride (1974), Bloodbrothers (1978), Same Time, Next Year (1978), Kiss Me Goodbye (1982), and Clara's Heart (1988).

When was "Summer of '42" released:

Summer of '42 was initally released in the United States on Friday, April 09, 1971. Also released on Friday, April 09, 1971 have been The Mephisto Waltz (dir. Paul Wendkos) and Valdez Is Coming (dir. Edwin Sherin). This was forty-eight (48) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, June 16, 1971 in France; Thursday, September 23, 1971 in Germany; Thursday, September 09, 1971 in Italy and on Saturday, August 21, 1971 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Summer of '42":

At the casting of Summer of '42 we find Jennifer O'Neill, previously seen in Rio Lobo (1970) and For Love of Ivy (1968); Gary Grimes (The Culpepper Cattle Co. (1972), Class of '44 (1973)); Jerry Houser (Bad Company (1972), Class of '44 (1973)) [ more... ]

  • Oliver Conant and Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser also appeared in Class of '44, released in 1973.

What is the Storyline of "Summer of '42":

The film opens with a series of still photographs appearing over melancholic music, representing the abstract memories of the unseen Herman Raucher, now a middle-aged man. We then hear Raucher recalling the summer he spent on the island in 1942. The film flashes back to a day that then 15-year-old "Hermie" and his friends ? jock Oscy and introverted nerd Benjie ? spent playing on the beach. They spot a young soldier carrying his new bride into a house on the beach and are struck by her beauty, especially [...]

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