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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.

(This Week's Films: page 11)


Screenplay: Norman Corwin
Based on the 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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