A talented budding actress falls in love with the star attraction of an upstate New York drama camp, a charismatic, much-older instructor of whom her staid parents don't approve. Her youthful idealism fuels a passionate relationship, but outside the walls of the camp, their romance founders amid the pressures of the real world. Based on Herman Wouk's novel. Academy Award Nominations: Best Song ("A Very Precious Love"). The 35th Anniversary Edition has been digitally-remastered and includes the film's original theatrical trailer.
While working at a summer camp during vacation from Hunter College, a teenage girl rebels from her middle-class Jewish upbringing by falling in with a second-rate theatrical troupe and by falling in love with the charismatic leading man. The film is adapted from Herman Wouk's best-seller.
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Color by Warnercolor.
Film includes a perfume in its list of credits.
Additional cast: Patricia Dennis (as a Dancer) and Howard Best.