The Long Summer of George Adams Poster

Release Date: 1981

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
In 1950s Oklahoma, steam engine worker George Adams (James Garner) faces a problem: his job is becoming unnecessary with the rise of the diesel engine. In light of this crisis, Adams takes on another job as a night watchman, which leads to torment from the local community. He also struggles to hold together his marriage with wife Norma (Joan Hackett). While trying to make sense of his life, Adams juggles other stressful situations, including a minor affair and a brush with bank robbers.

Cast: James Garner, Joan Hackett, Alex Harvey

Director: Stuart Margolin

Genres: Comedy drama

Keywords: Marriage, Engaging, 1950s, Wife, Gripping, Sacrifice, Pursuit, House, Love, Underdog