Browsing the archives for the John Huston tag

Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976)

Country: United States Director: Boris Sagal Starring: Roger Moore, Patrick Macnee, John Huston, Charlotte Rampling, David Huddleston, Gig Young, Geoffrey Moore Music: Richard Rodney Bennett Based on characters by Arthur Conan Doyle Regular visitors to this site, may have read this review before (originally posted in Jan 2010), but as the film has finally been […]

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Fat City: Poster Gallery

May sees the launch of King of the Outback, the sixth book in the popular Fightcard series – and my literary debut (writing as Jack Tunney). Accordingly, in a month long celebration, Permission to Kill will be looking back and some of the highlights – and lowlights – of boxing in film and literature – […]

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Fat City (1972)

I have never seen, John Huston’s Fat City – so let’s discover it together. Well, at least some of you can. On my Mac, I can watch the whole movie – but for some reason on my PC, I can only watch a 5 minute preview. I don’t know why? I hope most of the […]

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Sherlock Holmes In New York (1976)

Director: Boris Sagal Starring: Roger Moore, Patrick Macnee, John Huston, Charlotte Rampling, David Huddleston, Gig Young, Geoffrey Moore Music: Richard Rodney Bennett Based on characters by Arthur Conan Doyle Why Sherlock Holmes? Some readers may be wondering why I am writing about Sherlock Holmes? After all, he isn’t a spy. But I would assert that […]

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Across The Pacific (1942)

Country: United States Director: John Huston Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet, Charles Halton, Victor Sen Yung, Roland Got Music: Adolph Deutsch Based on the Saturday Evening Post serial Aloha Means Goodbye by Robert Carson. During this review I will make countless references to The Maltese Falcon. It can’t be helped as this film […]

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Casino Royale (1967)

Directors: John Huston, Ken Hughes, Val Guest, Robert Parrish, Joe McGrathStarring: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress, Daliah Lavi, Orson Welles, Woody Allen, Joanna PettetMusic: Burt BacarachTitle song by Herb Alpert and his Tijuana BrassSong, ‘Look of Love’, sung by Dusty SpringfieldInspired by the novel by Ian Fleming “Casino Royale is either going to be […]

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