Friday, November 25, 2011

"Summer and Smoke", Pamela Tiffin's Big Screen Debut Finally Available on DVD

Olive Films has released for the first time ever on DVD, Pamela Tiffin's big screen debut in Hal Wallis' production of Tennessee Williams' Summer and Smoke

Pamela was only 19 years old when she won the role of "Nellie Ewell" a young innocent student of the spinsterish "Alma Winemiller" (Geraldine Page) who carries a torch for town lothario "John Buchanan, Jr." (Laurence Harvey).

The supporting cast is led by Una Merkel, Rita Moreno, John McIntire and Earl Holliman.

Geraldine Page and Una Merkel received Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress Oscar nominations respectively for their performances in the film. Pamela went on to receive a Golden Globe nomination for Most Promising Newcomer for this film and a Best Supporting Actress nod for her next film, One Two Three.

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