The Man Who Would Be King Overview:

The Man Who Would Be King (1975) was a Film directed by John Huston and produced by John Foreman and William Hill.

Academy Awards 1975 --- Ceremony Number 48 (source: AMPAS)

Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Alexander Trauner, Tony Inglis; Set Decoration: Peter JamesNominated
Best Costume DesignEdith HeadNominated
Best Film EditingRussell LloydNominated
Best WritingJohn Huston, Gladys HillNominated

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The Man Who Would Be King (1975): Starring Sean Connery & Michael Caine

By 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 3, 2020 From 4 Star Films

There is a sense that John Huston is on a tear to prove he can outdo David Lean. However, this might only be an observation based rather unfairly on circumstance. Because Huston purportedly meant to make the picture at numerous junctions in his career, though it never got off the ground with any of ... Read full article

The Great Performances: Michael Caine in The Man Who Would Be King

By Amanda Garrett on Aug 5, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films

Today, I'm looking at Michael Caine's performance in the 1975 action-adventure film The Man Who Would Be King. Here he is surrounded by Saeed Jaffrey (left) and Sean Connery. This article is part of the Summer Under the Stars blogathon hosted by Journeys in Classic Film. The British actor M... Read full article

TCM Essentials: The Man Who Would Be King

By Amanda Garrett on Jun 6, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films

TCM will air The Man Who Would Be King at 8 p.m. tonight (June 6) as part of its Essentials series. The classic Rudyard Kipling tale stars Saeed Jaffrey (left), Michael Caine, and Sean Connery. I'll outline five things to look for in this action-adventure movie. The Man Who Would Be King is a c... Read full article

The Man Who Would Be King

By Michael on Apr 2, 2011 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

The Man Who Would Be King (John Huston, 1975) Entering in a John Huston film is always a challenge for because I tend to not like his films very much: The Maltese Falcon was ok but take Bogart apart and it's never the same movie. The Asphalt Jungle is in my opinion a better Noir than Maltese..... Read full article

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