The Old Man and the Sea Movie Review 1958

Information and Film Reviews for The Old Man and the Sea the Movie

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Cuban fisherman Santiago hooks a giant marlin and battles sharks and the sea to bring his trophy home. Tracy's performance as the tough, aging fisherman garnered him his sixth Academy Award nomination and Tiomkin's beautiful score was an Oscar winner.

Distribution

Warner Home Video, Inc., 5775 Linder Canyon Rd., Westlake Village, CA 91362, URL: http://whv.warnerbros.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on DVD
Running time 86 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Cuba, Growing Older, Go Fish, Books to Film: Ernest Hemingway
Screenplay
Peter Viertel
Cast
Spencer Tracy, Felipe Pazos, Harry Bellaver, Don Diamond, Don Blackman, Joey Ray
Cinematography
James Wong Howe, Floyd Crosby
Director
John Sturges
Music
Dimitri Tiomkin
Other
Arthur P. Schmidt

Awards

Oscars 1959: Orig. Score (Tiomkin).

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