Summer Holiday
Summer Holiday (1948)

The libretto for this extravagant musical is adapted from O'Neil's play Ah Wilderness! and tells the story of a young man's journey into manhood over the course of a summer near the century's turn.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 22, 1991
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Dennis Schwartz
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A pleasant turn of the century musical remake of the hit 1935 MGM comedy-drama Ah, Wilderness!

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Emanuel Levy

Mickey Rooney may not be the ideal actor to play Eugene O'Neill's alter ego, but as a nostalgic evocation of small town life at the turn of the century, Mamoulian's musical version of Ah, Wilderness is evocative, charming and nice to look at.

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jay nixon
Musicalization of Ah! Wilderness is okay with Rooney one of the oldest high school graduates you'll ever see. It's the supporting cast of Huston,… More