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Charming Hal Carter (William Holden) turned to wandering after a failed acting career left him loose in the wind. Interested in reuniting with an old college friend, Alan Benson (Cliff Robertson), Carter bums a train ride to a tranquil Kansas town. Alan greets him warmly, and together they join the community in a picnic celebration of Labor Day. However, his welcome quickly sours when sparks ignite between him and Alan's girlfriend, Madge Owens (Kim Novak).

Release details

Rated: PG
Duration: 0 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Joshua Logan
Screenwriter: Daniel Taradash
Cast: William Holden
Rosalind Russell
Kim Novak
Betty Field
Cliff Robertson
Susan Strasberg
Arthur O'Connell
Nick Adams