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Summertree (1971)

GP | | Drama | 1971 (UK)
Jerry, not a member of the 'protest generation' but is instead, an 'All American boy,' is drafted into the Army, just as things begin to go well for him. His decision to flee to Canada ... See full summary »

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Jerry
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Herb
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Vanetta
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Ruth
Kirk Calloway ...
Marvis (as Kirk Callaway)
Bill Vint ...
Tony
Jeff Siggins ...
Bennie (as Jeff Siggens)
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Don
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Draft Lawyer
Garry Goodrow ...
Ginsberg
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Shelly (as Dennis Clark Fimple)
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Girl in Dorm
Richard Stahl ...
Man in Conservatory
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Jerry, not a member of the 'protest generation' but is instead, an 'All American boy,' is drafted into the Army, just as things begin to go well for him. His decision to flee to Canada sparks off conflict with his parents, ending in the film's conclusion - in Vietnam. Written by alfiehitchie

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Once there was a girl and a guitar and a summertree...

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La casita en el árbol  »

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Kirk Douglas bought the film rights to the play as a gift to his son after Michael Douglas was fired from the stage production. See more »


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Having The Time Of Our Lives
by David Shire and Richard Maltby Jr. (as Richard Maltby)
Sung by Hamilton Camp
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I miss the movie
29 July 2005 | by (Hong Kong) – See all my reviews

I don't know whether I came to the right column. It was about 30 years ago when I watched this movie. I was a teenager. English was my second language and I had to work hard on learning. I almost forgot what the movie was talking about but purely I remembered Douglas' performance and the atmosphere took me into another place where I remembered for 30 years. Thanks to God we have internet communications nowadays, at least I have an avenue to trace the movie I would like to see a few more times. Please let me know as how I can attain the chance to see it again. I miss the young Michael, too!

Regina Orwin


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