Gussie is a talented photographer who wants to break free of her small New England town and see the world. Henry wants to stay and run the the local newspaper. The two high school sweethearts go their separate ways until Gussie returns to visit her parents. Henry has married Ruth and had a son while Gussie is single. He has kept track of her career and still carries a torch for her. He invites her for dinner at his house one night and they begin an affair after Henry walks her home. Thus begins a bittersweet affair that proves you can't change the past or someone you love. Written by
There's a summer you'll always remember, and a hope that if you go back, it will all happen again.
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Did You Know?
The picture is not a filmed adaptation of James Patterson
's novel "Violets Are Blue" (2000) novel. The film was actually made and released around fourteen years prior to this book being first published. See more
Referenced in Serial Mom
The Vienna Blood Waltz
Band Organ Roll performance of
Used by permmission of Play-Rite Music Rolls, Inc.
Music by Johann Strauss
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