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The Late Film: Night of the Iguana


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Richard Burton , Ava Gardner Deborah Kerr , Sue Lyon
A strange assortment of people - a drunken defrocked priest, a New England spinster with her 97-year-old grandfather, and a tourist party of American women schoolteachers - find themselves thrown together in a remote Mexican hotel run by a colourful, middle-aged widow.
Tennessee Williams's riveting study of the conflicting emotions and basic loneliness of his Characters was an award-winning Broad-way success, providing Richard Burton with one of the best screen roles of his career.
Screenplay ANTHONY VEILLER , JOHN HUSTON Based on the play by TENNESSEE Williams Produced by RAY STARK Directed by john HUSTON
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Play By: Tennessee Williams
Produced By: Ray Stark
Directed By: John Huston
The Rev T Lawrence Shannon: Richard Burton
Maxine Faulk: Ava Gardner
Hannah Jelkes: Deborah Kerr
Charlotte Goodall: Sue Lyon
Hank Prosner: James Ward
Judith Fellowes: Grayson Hall

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The Late Film: Night of the Iguana

BBC One London, 28 March 1980 22.50

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