Richard Burton

The Robe

April 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Hot on the heels of the phenomenal success of "Quo Vadis, " "The Robe" was another epic that took not only the biblical theme to heart, but also tried to exceed the prior movie's lavish production design. Arriving now in a [...]

The Night of the Iguana

June 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

A bevy of international actors collide in Mexico in the sparkling new Warner Home Video DVD transfer of John Huston's 1964 "The Night Of The Iguana". Richard Burton stars as Reverend Dr. T. Lawrence Shannon. Nice title. Shannon is actually [...]

The Wild Geese: 30th Anniversary Edition

September 22, 2005 // 0 Comments

Featuring an all-star cast, including Roger Moore, Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Hardy Krüger and others, "The Wild Geese" is an action film powerhouse from the late 70s. In a covert mission, a mercenary paratroop commando is dropped in [...]

The Spy Who Came In From The Cold

July 20, 2004 // 0 Comments

Based upon John Le Carré’s novel of the same name, ’The Spy Who Came In From The Cold’ is a post-war spy thriller filled with twists, plots and unexpected events. Combined with the stellar performances by Richard Burton, Claire Bloom and [...]

Where Eagles Dare

September 9, 2003 // 0 Comments

This month, Warner Home Video is extending the "Clint Eastwood Collection" by a significant number of titles, including the World War II highlight "Where Eagles Dare." Out of the whole batch of films that Warner lined up in the [...]

The Desert Rats

June 5, 2002 // 0 Comments

Almost from the moment that fighting began in North Africa during the Second World War, Hollywood started churning out movies set in that desolate yet compelling environment. Something about the swirling desert sands and the rapid style of mechanized [...]


April 6, 2001 // 0 Comments

Hey, remember that movie that starred Marlon Brando as a guru who lives in the bed of a 18-wheeler, Richard Burton as a drunken poet, Walter Matthau as a general, and Ringo Starr as a Mexican gardener? Me either. But these unlikely teammates were gathered [...]


April 2, 2001 // 0 Comments

Can you spell "monumental?" Today that word starts with a "C" and ends with "leopatra." Among all monumental film epics, "Cleopatra" has to be the mother of them all. The film broke records, caused scandals, and was [...]