Peyton Place

An Official Maine Bicentennial Event: MAINE IN THE MOVIES

Shot on location in in Camden, Belfast, Rockland, Lincolnville, Rockport, and Thomaston, Maine, PEYTON PLACE was nominated for no less than nine Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, five Best Acting or Supporting Acting nominations and—perhaps in part thanks to Camden’s great beauty—Best Cinematography. In this adaptation of Grace Metalious’ popular novel, steamy goings-on abound in the small, prim New England community of Peyton Place. Newcomer Michael Rossi arrives in town on the eve of World War II and is soon involved with gorgeous but prudish shop owner Constance MacKenzie (Lana Turner), who keeps some secrets from her daughter, Allison. Amidst engagements and school graduations, Michael discovers seething, dark undercurrents that include assault, suicide—and murder.

Directed by Mark Robson

Starring Lana Turner, Hope Lange, Lee Philips, Diane Varsi, Lloyd Nolan, Arthur Kennedy

USA | 1957 | NR | 157min

This Official Maine Bicentennial Event is a project of the Maine Film Center


Show Dates & Times:

3/15/20 - Sunday

3:00 pm,

$9/ Adults
$8/ Seniors, Under 12, Matinees, Mondays
$7/ Strand Members

Available at the box office 30 min. prior to show time

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