The Hunter family has long owned a mansion on Pine Island, a summer resort located off the Maine coast. Bart Hunter's now deceased father was able to open the mansion for free when Bart was younger, but current owner Bart, a drunkard and weak man, must now live there year round for financial survival with his wife Sylvia and their late teen-aged son Johnny, the family who are barely able to eke out a living with the mansion now as a year-round inn which is in an extreme state of disrepair. Bart and Sylvia are in a quietly unhappy marriage due largely to Bart's drinking. The Buffalo-based Jorgensons - husband Ken Jorgenson, his wife Helen Jorgenson and their late teen-aged daughter Molly Jorgenson - have rented rooms at the inn for the summer, while Ken looks for a summer house on the island. Ken lived on the island twenty years ago, he actually a working class lifeguard for Bart's father at that time. Ken is now a self-made millionaire as a research scientist, who had never been back ... Written by
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's (Ken) impassioned speech to his wife about her disgraceful bigotry was so powerful that an entire packed audience at Radio City Music Hall gave it an immediate standing ovation. See more
As the yacht approaches Pine Island the Captain announces Pine Island on the port side, but Richard Egan and Sandra Dee come up on deck and stand on the starboard side of the boat. See more
[to the doctor who is about to examine her
Oh, please. I want my father. I want my father. Oh, please, no. Oh, please, no. I want my father. Oh, please. I want my father. I haven't done anything wrong. I've been a good girl. I haven't done anything wrong. Please I want my father. No! No! No! I've been a good girl! No.! No!
Composed by Richard Wagner See more