That Certain Summer (1972)

The first US teleplay to deal sympathetically with homosexuality. Divorced San Francisco contractor Doug Salter is looking forward to a summer visit from his fourteen-year-old son Nick, who lives in Los Angeles with his mother Janet. The boy does not know that his father is gay and committed to Gary McClain, his life partner of several years.

Director: Lamont Johnson.
Stars: Hal Holbrook, Martin Sheen, Joe Don Baker, Marlyn Mason, Scott Jacoby, Hope Lange, James McEachin, Clarke Gordon, Jan Shepard, Carolyn Bueno, Myron Natwick, Patti MacLeod.

WINNER of the Golden Globe for Best Movie made for TV.


Many thanks to leonnos @ avenidalibertad for sending me a copy of this film.


  1. Doctor Go
    December 23, 2018

    Thanks for sharing this TV movie!

  2. December 25, 2018

    Thanks so much for finding this!

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