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
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Burt Lancaster hits the screen with a bolt of personal drama as "The Swimmer"
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Did You Know?
Some movie posters for the film featured a long preamble that read: "The famed John Cheever
short story appeared in the New Yorker and people talked. Now there will be talk again. When you sense this man's vibrations and share his colossal hang-up . . . will you see someone you know, or love? When you feel the body-blow power of his broken dreams, will it reach you deep inside, where it hurts? When you talk about "The Swimmer" will you talk about yourself?". See more
Shadow of light-rig clearly visible at the first pool party. See more
Where have you been keeping yourself?
Oh, here and there. Here and there.