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Lobby Card #8: The Night of the Iguana

david curcio

Lobby Card: The Night of the Iguana (woodcut and drypoint with embroidered border)

The Night of the Iguana features Richard Burton at his most manic (is that saying much?) as the disgraced, defrocked Reverend Shannon.  Veiled allusions to statutory rape suggest the cause of his ostracism, reducing him to a job he considers the last grasp at existence, which happens to be leading bus tours in Mexico.  It is for him the final stop before the “long swim.” Read the rest of this entry »

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