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Ray Lawler's hit play inspired this poignant drama about the need to accept middle age despite the longing for youthful passion. The ensemble cast includes Ernest Borgnine and John Mills as Roo and Barney, who get a dose of reality during a holiday. Roo and his longtime girlfriend, Olive (Anne Baxter), cope with changes in their relationship while Barney tries to adjust to new paramour Pearl (Angela Lansbury) after his girl marries another man.

  1. Leslie Norman

    Director

  2. John Dighton

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ernest Borgnine

    Ernest Borgnine

    Roo

  2. Anne Baxter

    Anne Baxter

    Olive

  3. John Mills

    John Mills

    Barney

  4. Angela Lansbury

    Angela Lansbury

    Pearl

  5. Frank Wilson

    Vince

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Summer of the Seventeenth Doll
Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

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Status Released

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  • December 1, 1959
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

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