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The Night of the Iguana (6-Aug-1964)

Director: John Huston

Writers: Anthony Veiller; John Huston

From a play by: Tennessee Williams

Music Composed and Conducted by: Benjamin Frankel

Producer: Ray Stark

Keywords: Drama

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Richard Burton
Actor
10-Nov-1925 5-Aug-1984 Nineteen Eighty Four
Ava Gardner
Actor
24-Dec-1922 25-Jan-1990 The Barefoot Contessa
Grayson Hall
Actor
18-Sep-1922 7-Aug-1985 The Night of the Iguana
Deborah Kerr
Actor
30-Sep-1921 16-Oct-2007 From Here to Eternity
Sue Lyon
Actor
10-Jul-1946   Lolita

CAST

Richard Burton   ...   Rev. T. Lawrence Shannon
Ava Gardner   ...   Maxine Faulk
Deborah Kerr   ...   Hannah Jelkes
Sue Lyon   ...   Charlotte Goodall
featuring
James Ward   ...   Hank Prosner
Grayson Hall   ...   Judith Fellowes
Cyril Delevanti   ...   Nonno
Mary Boylan   ...   Miss Peebles

REVIEWS

Review by mumford (posted on 24-Mar-2008)

Considering the A line cast and director, this should have been a minor classic. Instead a lot of talent is wasted. I blame Huston who was obviously past his prime when he did this. (He also is responsible for Reflections in a Golden Eye and there is no need to discuss that travisty). In Iguana's case he manages to make Richard Burton boring, he wastes the wonderful Deborah Kerr who flounces in and out of the movie in somewhat of a daze. The only one who delivers is Ava Gardner. Ms Gardner has been quoted as saying Huston was her favorite director. In any case she is wonderful. Judge for yourself, but it's not really worth the time.


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