The sequel to Summer of '42 (1971) reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience fraternity hazings, cheating on exams, sex scandals and other unsavory college activities. Hermie grows apart from his childhood friend Oscy and begins a relationship with Julie that allows him to settle down into maturity. Written by
They've come a long way since that summer of '42
Did You Know?
The film is also noted for being the feature film debut of John Candy
in a very brief uncredited appearance at the beginning as a high school graduate who interacts with Hermie and Oscy. See more
Brooklyn's PCC streetcars did not have standee windows and they featured a different paint scheme than the one seen in the film. See more
To Benjie, who's just sat down: For you?
Looking at Hermie's plate: I'll have what he's having. What're you having, Hermie?
Referenced in Lou Grant: Vet
South American Way
Music by Jimmy McHugh
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Performed by Carmen Miranda
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc. See more