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Peyton Place (13-Dec-1957)

Director: Mark Robson

Writer: John Michael Hayes

From novel: Peyton Place by Grace Metalious

Music: Franz Waxman

Producer: Jerry Wald

Keywords: Romantic Drama

Scandals lurks just beneath the surface in the small New England town of Peyton Place. Somewhat bowlderized adaptation of the spicy novel. Received 9 Oscar nominations including Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Actress (two each), Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay. Spawned an inferior sequel, Return to Peyton Place (1961), and the ABC soap opera Peyton Place (1964-69).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Leon Ames
Actor
20-Jan-1902 12-Oct-1993 Character actor, a SAG founder
Barry Coe
Actor
26-Nov-1934   Ben Gregory on Follow the Sun
Mildred Dunnock
Actor
25-Jan-1901 5-Jul-1991 Death of a Salesman
Betty Field
Actor
8-Feb-1913 13-Sep-1973 Picnic
Lorne Greene
Actor
12-Feb-1915 11-Sep-1987 Ben Cartwright on Bonanza
Arthur Kennedy
Actor
17-Feb-1914 5-Jan-1990 The Man from Laramie
Hope Lange
Actor
28-Nov-1931 19-Dec-2003 Peyton Place
Terry Moore
Actor
7-Jan-1929   Come Back, Little Sheba
David Nelson
Actor
24-Oct-1936 11-Jan-2011 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
Lloyd Nolan
Actor
11-Aug-1902 27-Sep-1985 Dr. Chegley on Julia
Lee Philips
Film Director
10-Jan-1927 3-Mar-1999 TV movie director
Russ Tamblyn
Actor
30-Dec-1934   Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Lana Turner
Actor
8-Feb-1920 29-Jun-1995 The Postman Always Rings Twice
Diane Varsi
Actor
23-Feb-1938 19-Nov-1992 Peyton Place

CAST

Starring
Lana Turner   ...   Constance MacKenzie
Lee Philips   ...   Michael Rossi
Lloyd Nolan   ...   Dr. Swain
Arthur Kennedy   ...   Lucas Cross
Russ Tamblyn   ...   Norman Page
Terry Moore   ...   Betty Anderson
With
Hope Lange   ...   Selena Cross
Diane Varsi   ...   Allison MacKenzie
David Nelson   ...   Ted Carter
Barry Coe   ...   Rodney Harrington
Betty Field   ...   Nellie Cross
Mildred Dunnock   ...   Miss Elsie Thornton
Leon Ames   ...   Harrington
Lorne Greene   ...   Prosecutor
Robert H. Harris   ...   Seth Bushwell
Tami Conner   ...   Margie
Staats Cotsworth   ...   Charles Partridge
Peg Hillias   ...   Marion Partridge
Erin O'Brien-Moore   ...   Mrs. Page

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