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The Comedians

Filmed in the former African republic of Dahomey (now Benin), this Graham Greene story of Haiti was adapted, perhaps unfortunately, by Greene himself. At 156 minutes, it seems interminable. Burton is having a hard time finding a buyer for his resort hotel.… (more)

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American and British tourists get caught up in political unrest in Haiti in Graham Greene's The Comedians (1967) starring Elizabeth Taylor.
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Disembarking in Port-au-Prince, evangelical vegeterains the Smiths (Lillian Gish, Paul Ford) and retired Major Jones (Alec Guinness), met by Captain C (more…)
(Movie Clip) Haiti Means Hate!
Brown (Richard Burton) delivers the Smiths (Lillian Gish, Paul Ford) and the widow Philipot (Gloria Foster) to the funeral for her activist husband, m (more…)

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Graham Greene's study of the residents of a once-posh hotel in Haiti and the fate of the country's people caught in the reign of despotic dictator Papa Doc Duvalier.

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  • Review: Filmed in the former African republic of Dahomey (now Benin), this Graham Greene story of Haiti was adapted, perhaps unfortunately, by Greene himself. At 156 minutes, it seems interminable. Burton is having a hard time finding a buyer for his resort hotel.… (more)

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