Summer Movies

Spend a rainy afternoon with a “summer” movie from the Lititz Public Library.

SommarlekSummer Interlude (1951)
An accomplished ballet dancer is haunted by her tragic youthful relationship with a shy, handsome student.

A Summer in Genoa (2008)
A man moves his two daughters to Italy after their mother dies in a car accident.

Indian Summer (1993)
After twenty years, eight friends meet for a week-long reunion at their Ontario summer camp.

(500) Days of Summer (2009)
A young man working at a greeting card company falls for the new administrative assistant who says she doesn’t believe in relationships or boyfriends.

Summer StormSummer Storm (1944)
Based on The Shooting Party by Anton Chekov, an alluring peasant woman steals a cynical aristocrat from his prim fiancée with tragic results.

A Summer Place (1959)
Set in an elite Maine resort, two love-struck teenagers struggle to cope with romantic emotions.

My Summer Story (1994)
This film follows the further adventures of Ralphie Parker and his family from the holiday movie A Christmas Story. Ralphie is looking for a top to beat the school bully, the Old Man is fighting with the neighbors and Mother is collecting a china set at the local movie theater.

I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMERI Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
After an accident on a winding road, four teens make the fatal mistake of dumping their victim’s body into the sea and one year later the dead man returns from his watery grave.

Summer Magic (1963)
When a close knit Boston family loses their fortune, a widow and her children move to the country.

Summer School (1987)
A high school gym teacher’s plans for a summer in Hawaii are dashed whey the vice-principal puts him charge of a remedial English class full of misfits.

The Long, Hot SummerThe Long, Hot Summer (1958)
Based on a novel by William Faulkner, a con man ingratiates himself with the richest family in a small Mississippi town.

Summer Holiday (1962)
A garage mechanic persuades London Transport to loan him an old double-decker bus which he transforms into a hotel on wheels for a road trip across Europe.

Summer Rental (1985)
A stressed-out air traffic controller’s much-needed family vacation turns into a series of disasters.

SUMMER CATCHSummer Catch (2001)
A poor local boy with hopes of becoming a major league ballplayer joins Cape Cod’s elite summer baseball league and falls for a vacationing Vassar graduate.

The Endless Summer (1966)
Two Californians take off with their surfboards for Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti and Hawaii in search of the perfect wave.

SUMMER OF 42Summer of ’42 (1971)
During his summer vacation on Nantucket Island, a teenage boy falls in love with a married woman waiting for news about her soldier husband.



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Originally published on July 4, 2013 in the Lititz Record Express.