During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot that has violent results.
It was a summer of shared friendship... and lost innocence.
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Did You Know?
There was a screening in Los Angeles in 2012 wherein Barbara Hershey was a guest. She revealed that she, Bruce Davison and Richard Thomas didn't get along but for the sake of the film. She said: "Bruce and Richard might say something different, but I think Frank was encouraging us more to be into our characters than to bond. He was sort of isolating us from our lives.... We had interaction with each other, but it wasn't like we were a close-knit group." See more
After the guys meet Sandy, when they take the thing out of the bird's beak, Sandy's hair changes its position considerably between takes. See more
That's what pot does. Makes thing look different.
There are no opening credits beyond the noting of the film's producer (Emanuel L/Wolf) and distributor (Allied Artists). The film's title, cast, and production credits only appear at the end. See more
Originally rated X when it was first released in 1969. Cuts were later made to a graphic rape scene at the end of the film, and the MPAA gave it a R-rating. This latter version is the only one currently available on video. See more
Last Summer Theme
Written by John Simon
Performed by John Simon
, Levon Helm
and Peter Pilafian See more