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14 May 1964 (Mexico) See more »
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PRIDE...POWER...PASSION...PAIN!
Plot:
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife, fused by a drug-addicted mother... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 5 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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(48 articles)
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A great film adaptation See more (47 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Sidney Lumet 
 
Writing credits
Eugene O'Neill (play "Long Day's Journey Into Night")

Produced by
Jack J. Dreyfus Jr. .... executive producer
Ely A. Landau .... producer (as Ely Landau)
Joseph E. Levine .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
André Previn 
 
Cinematography by
Boris Kaufman 
 
Film Editing by
Ralph Rosenblum 
 
Production Design by
Richard Sylbert 
 
Set Decoration by
Gene Callahan 
 
Costume Design by
Sophie Devine  (as Motley)
 
Makeup Department
Herman Buchman .... makeup artist
Mary Roche .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
George Justin .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Larry Sturhahn .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Jack Flaherty .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Kenn Collins .... sound effects
Jim Shields .... sound (as James Shields)
Mark Wortreich .... sound effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Howard Fortune .... chief electrician
Edward Knott .... key grip
Albert Taffet .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Flo Transfield .... wardrobe
 
Other crew
Marguerite James .... script supervisor
Stephen F. Kesten .... production associate (as Stephen Kesten)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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174 min | 170 min (TCM print) | 134 min (edited version)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Marlon Brando was offered the role of Jamie Tyrone in the film, but turned it down after walking out of the play halfway through a performance.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When James and Mary sit on the swinging bench, James' left hand jumps to his mouth.See more »
Quotes:
James Tyrone:[Edmund has just recited a piece of poetry] You recite it well... Who wrote it?
Edmund Tyrone:Baudelaire.
James Tyrone:[Dismissively] Never heard of him. Where you get your taste in authors...
James Tyrone:[Motioning to Edmund's bookshelves] This damned library of yours: Voltaire and Rousseau and Schopenhauer. And Ibsen... Atheists, fools and madmen! And your poet, this... "Baudelaire." And Swinburne, and Oscar Wilde. Whitman and Poe... Whoremongers and degenerates! When I've got three good sets of Shakespeare there you can read...
Edmund Tyrone:They say he was a souse, too.
[...]
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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
A great film adaptation, 7 November 1999
Author: William Ross (bross3) from Atlanta, Georgia

Although this film retains the feel of a stage production, this seems to heighten the tension and emphasize how amazing these performances really are.

I've always felt that the play is well-suited to being filmed in black and white. The lack of color seems to bring out even more of the dreary agony that the characters are going through, as well as making the fog seem even more dismal and real.

Because O'Neill's play is apparently autobiographical, the suffering is amplified intensely. This film is a fantastic drama--but because of the length (around 3 hours) and the anguish that the characters go through, you need to be sure you're in the right mood before you sit down to watch it.

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