A disenchanted young Professor of Semantics at a California college learns of a distant relative’s death in Missouri. He journeys cross-country to the funeral, then decides to spend the summer there and work as a laborer for a power-line company. In time, he meets a girl and falls in love but then faces an important decision as to which direction he wants his life to go.
Director: Robert Scheerer.
Stars: Michael Douglas, Lee Purcell, Joe Don Baker, Louise Latham, Charles Aidman, Grayson Hall, Marge Redmond, Dana Elcar, Ed Call, Carolyn Conwell, Butch Youngblood, Greg Joseph, Timothy Blake, Richard Derr, Pat Randal.