Lust for Life (1956) Poster



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Referenced in 

Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? (1969)
Heironymus Merkin mentions that if Van Gogh saw the movie version of his life (Lust for Life), he'd cut his other ear off.
Saturday Night Live: Kirk Douglas/Sam and Dave (1980) (TV Episode)
Kirk Douglas mentions this film to the Sardi's bathroom attendant
Dutch Girls (1985) (TV Movie)
Mole says that this movie stars 'Kirk Davis'
Benny & Joon (1993)
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) (TV Movie)
archive footage of Minelli directing
Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Joe says, "My knowledge of art is limited to Kirk Douglas as Vincent van Gogh."
Biography: Anthony Quinn: A Lust for Life (1998) (TV Episode)
Primetime Glick: Bill Maher/Steve Martin (2001) (TV Episode)
Steve Martin asks Jiminy Glick if he's seen this movie.
It's Like, You Know...: Lust for Life (2001) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Interview with Chris Petit and Keith Griffiths (2008) (Video)
Referenced by name

Featured in 

Biography: Kirk Douglas: A Lust for Life (1997) (TV Episode)
clips shown, talked about
Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget (2009)
Clips shown
60 Minutes: Running the War/The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh (2011) (TV Episode)
The accuracy of the final scenes, in which Van Gogh apparently commits suicide, are called into question.
Shameless: A Jailbird, Invalid, Martyr, Cutter, Retard, and Parasitic Twin (2014) (TV Episode)
Carl watches this movie on TV
China's Van Goghs (2016)
Main characters are watching this movie.

Spoofed in 

The Carol Burnett Show: Episode #6.10 (1972) (TV Episode)
Parodied within "Salute to MGM Studios" sketch.
SCTV: Lust for Paint (1977) (TV Episode)
Title was basis for "Lust for Paint".

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