The Night of the Iguana (1964) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by John Huston and produced by Ray Stark, Emilio Fernández and Sandy Whitelaw.
Academy Awards 1964 --- Ceremony Number 37 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Supporting Actress||Grayson Hall||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Stephen Grimes||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Gabriel Figueroa||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Dorothy Jeakins||Won|
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Ava Gardner kept changing one of her lines in the film from "In a pig's eye, you are!" to "In a pig's ass, you are!", much to the delight of the rest of the cast and crew, including director John Huston.
Nearly half the film's $3 million budget was used to pay the three major star's salaries: Richard Burton ($750,000), Ava Gardner ($400,000) and Deborah Kerr ($250,000).
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