Watered-down version of a landmark Broadway play that dealt with alleged homosexuality and an older woman's desire to prove the machismo of the suspect young man.
John Kerr is a married writer with three children who returns to his exclusive prep school in New England for a reunion. In a flashback to his troubled years at the school, we see that he is inept at every sport except tennis (which is regarded as a sissy pastime), which sets him apart from the
other boys. He wears his hair long and spends his off-hours in romantic pastimes which the other students scorn. His roommate is Hickman, who is slightly embarrassed by Kerr's behavior but defends him to the oth...