A disenchanted young Professor of Semantics at a California college learns of a distant relative's death in Missouri. He journeys cross-country to the funeral, then decides to spend the summer there and work as a laborer for a power-line company. In time, he meets a girl and falls in love but then faces an important decision as to which direction he wants his life to go.
A man went looking for middle America. Unfortunately he found it.
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Did You Know?
Her minor role as Mrs. Gaines was the first in a decade for Anne Gwynne. It would also be her final film role, ending a 30 year career. See more
Performed by Andy Milbourn See more