Plot – Earl Kemp Long is the sixty-five-year-old governor of Louisiana who falls in love with Blaze Starr, a twenty-year-old stripper. At first she rejects him then she falls sincerely in love with the man despite the great difference of age. However Long is already married and soon a violent scandal blows up. They move to a country house where they live as farmers. Earl has many supporters as well as bitter enemies. Immediately the man resumes his position as governor, but he loses the elections, so Blaze suggests him to stand for the National Congress elections. He wins but his exhausted heart surrenders and he dies. His beloved Blaze assists him.
All actors – Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin, Gailard Sartain, Jeffrey DeMunn, Garland Bunting, Richard Jenkins, Brandon Smith, Jay Chevalier, Robert Wuhl, Michael Brockman, Eloy Casadosshow all
“Blaze” Quotes 10 quotes
“- Gov. Earl K. Long: What's bothering you?
- Blaze Starr: There's a lot of men who'd like to spend an afternoon with me, but apparently you're not one of them. I do not like to be left in the car like soiled merchandise. And I don't think a proper introduction is asking too much.
- Gov. Earl K. Long: A man in public office has to be discreet in...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Civilization is at the crossroads in every department.”
“The three best friends the poor people have ever had are Jesus Christ, Sears & Roebuck and Earl K. Long.”
“It's not easy to find a man you can wake up happy next to.”
Earl Kemp Long. Some people call me "unkempt" Long.
“I thought that going to bed could mean a little more than thrashing around all night in wild ecstasy. I thought it could mean cuddling and toasty warmth, sharing one's innermost needs and fears. That's what getting naked truly means to me. That's what sex truly is. I'm sorry. It is too bad. I guess you don't ever want to get totally naked with me.”