Neddy Merrill has been away for most of the Summer. He reappears at a friends pool. As they talk, someone notices that there are pools spanning the entire valley. He decided to jog from pool to pool to swim the whole valley. As he stops in each pool his interactions tell his life story. Written by
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Burt Lancaster hits the screen with a bolt of personal drama as "The Swimmer"
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Did You Know?
According to assistant director Michael Hertzberg
on the Frank Perry
director - star Burt Lancaster
relationship: "My take is that, in this case, there was nothing wrong with the director, and there was nothing wrong with the actor, but they were just wrong for each other". See more
At the Binswangers, a man climbs to the top of the cover over the pool and falls in, yet is not in the pool in the next shot where Ned is looking in the direction of the pool. See more
Where have you been keeping yourself?
Oh, here and there. Here and there.
Referenced in Baywatch: The Swimmer