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Film of the Week: Lust for Life

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starring Kirk Douglas with Anthony Quinn
James Donald , Pamela Brown and Everett Sloane
Kirk Douglas , in one of the most powerful performances of his career, plays Van Gogh , the tormented genius who expressed the turbulence of his life in his vivid masterpieces.
Screenplay by NORMAN CORWIN
Based on the novel by IRVING STONE Producer JOHN HOUSEMAN
Director VINCENTE MINNELLI
(This Weeks Films: page 11)

Contributors

Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Anthony Quinn
Unknown: James Donald
Unknown: Pamela Brown
Unknown: Everett Sloane
Unknown: Kirk Douglas
Unknown: Van Gogh
Unknown: Norman Corwin
Novel By: Irving Stone
Producer: John Houseman
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Vincent Van Gogh: Kirk Douglas
Paul Gauguin: Anthony Quinn
Theo Van Gogh: James Donald
Christine: Pamela Brown
Dr Gachet: Everett Sloane
Roulin: Niall MacGinnis
Anton Mauve: Noel Purcell
Theodorus Van Gogh: Henry Daniell
Anna Cornelia Van Gogh: Madge Kennedy
Willemien: Jill Bennett
Dr Peyron: Lionel Jeffries
Dr Bosman: Laurence Naismith
Colbert: Eric Pohlmann
Kay: Jeannette Sterke

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Film of the Week: Lust for Life

BBC One London, 10 September 1972 20.30






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