The only son of wealthy widow Violet Venable dies while on vacation with his cousin Catherine. What the girl saw was so horrible that she went insane; now Mrs. Venable wants Catherine lobotomized to cover up the truth.

  1. Joseph L. Mankiewicz


  2. Gore Vidal


  3. Tennessee Williams


Top Billed Cast

  1. Elizabeth Taylor

    Elizabeth Taylor

    Catherine Holly

  2. Katharine Hepburn

    Katharine Hepburn

    Mrs. Violet Venable

  3. Montgomery Clift

    Montgomery Clift

    Dr. Cukrowicz

  4. Albert Dekker

    Albert Dekker

    Dr. Lawrence J. Hockstader

  5. Mercedes McCambridge

    Mercedes McCambridge

    Mrs. Grace Holly

Full Cast & Crew

Suddenly, Last Summer
Suddenly, Last Summer



Status Released

Release Information

  • December 22, 1959


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 54m

Budget $3,000,000.00

Revenue -



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