About the film
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The Iceman Cometh
Release Date: November 10, 1973
|Slogan||:||«They drank and they dreamed...tomorrow they would conquer the world...then along came Hickey.»|
|Writers||:||Eugene O'Neill, Thomas Quinn Curtiss|
Set in 1912, inside a dive bar named The Last Chance Saloon, its destitute patrons eagerly await the arrival of Hickey, who arrives annually and props everyone up with free drinks and spirited stories of his travels. However, when Hickey does show up this year, it is with a message of temperance and an exhortation to give up hopeless dreams and face reality.