Overview

Critics and the public say Karen Stone is too old -- as she approaches 50 -- for her role in a play she is about to take to Broadway. Her businessman husband, 20 years her senior, has been the angel for the play and gives her a way out: They are off to a holiday in Rome for his health. He suffers a fatal heart attack on the plane. Mrs. Stone stays in Rome. She leases a magnificent apartment with a view of the seven hills from the terrace. Then the contessa comes calling to introduce a young man named Paola to her. The contessa knows many presentable young men and lonely American widows.

  1. Gavin Lambert

    Author

  2. José Quintero

    Director

  3. Tennessee Williams

    Writer

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Status Released

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  • December 28, 1961
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

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