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Picnic (1955)

PG 115 min - Drama, Romance - 18 November 1955
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The morning of a small town Labor Day picnic, a drifter (Hal Carter) blows into town to visit an old fraternity buddy (Alan Benson) who also happens to be the son of the richest man in town. Hal is an egocentric braggart - all potential and no accomplishment. He meets up with Madge Owens, the town beauty queen and girlfriend of Alan Benson.

Director:  Joshua Logan
Writers:  William Inge

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Storyline

The morning of a small town Labor Day picnic, a drifter (Hal Carter) blows into town to visit an old fraternity buddy (Alan Benson) who also happens to be the son of the richest man in town. Hal is an egocentric braggart - all potential and no accomplishment. He meets up with Madge Owens, the town beauty queen and girlfriend of Alan Benson.



Tagline: Electrically attracted to each other...Overwhelmingly engulfed by it...Guiltily in love!

Genres: Drama, Romance

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Language:  English
Release Date:  18 November 1955

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Columbia Pictures Corporation

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 55 min

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