The Iceman Cometh

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The Iceman Cometh

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The Iceman Cometh

Release Date: November 10, 1973

Year    :   1973
Slogan    :   «They drank and they dreamed...tomorrow they would conquer the world...then along came Hickey.»
Genres    :   Drama
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Director    :   John Frankenheimer
Producers    :   Edward Lewis
Writers    :   Eugene O'Neill, Thomas Quinn Curtiss
RunTime    :   239 mins.

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.

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