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The night of the iguana

Author: Anthony VeillerJohn HustonRay StarkRichard BurtonAva GardnerAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Turner Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2006.
Series: Tennessee Williams film collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen formatView all editions and formats
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A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Veiller; John Huston; Ray Stark; Richard Burton; Ava Gardner; Deborah Kerr; Sue Lyon; Grayson Hall; Skip Ward; Cyril Delevanti; Mary Boylan; Benjamin Frankel; Tennessee Williams; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Seven Arts Productions.; Turner Home Entertainment (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm); Warner Bros. Entertainment.
ISBN: 1419819321 9781419819322 1419823183 9781419823183
OCLC Number: 67838492
Language Note: In English or dubbed French, with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: From the play : The night of the iguana / by Tennessee Williams.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964.
"Enhanced for widescreen tvs."--Container.
Bonus features: "The night of the iguana : Huston's gamble" behind-the-scenes featurette on director John Huston (10 min.); "On the trail of the iguana" promotional making-of featurette (14 min.); teaser trailer (1 min.) ; original theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, Gabriel Figueroa ; Production executive, Abe Steinberg ; production manager, Clarence Eurist ; art director, Stephen Grimes ; film editor, Ralph Kemplen ; costumes by Dorothy Jeakins ; music composed and conducted by Benjamin Frankel.
Cast: Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, Sue Lyon, Grayson Hall, James Ward, Cyril Delevanti, Mary Boylan.
Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, dual-layer; region 1; Dolby digital mono.
Contents: Bonus features: "The night of the iguana : Huston's gamble" behind-the-scenes featurette on director John Huston (10 min.); "On the trail of the iguana" promotional making-of featurette (14 min.); teaser trailer (1 min.) ; original theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Series Title: Tennessee Williams film collection.
Responsibility: a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Seven Arts Productions ; John Huston-Ray Stark production ; screenplay by Anthony Veiller and John Huston ; produced by Ray Stark ; directed by John Huston.

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A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles.

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