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The Illustrated Man
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Director:
Writers:
Ray Bradbury (book)
Howard B. Kreitsek (screenplay)
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Release Date:
26 March 1969 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Don't dare stare at the illustrated man.
Plot:
The Illustrated Man is classic Bradbury, a collection of eighteen startling visions of humankind's destiny... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
I don't understand See more (38 total) »

Cast

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Rod Steiger ... Carl

Claire Bloom ... Felicia

Robert Drivas ... Willie
Don Dubbins ... Pickard
Jason Evers ... Simmons
Tim Weldon ... John
Christine Matchett ... Anna (as Christie Matchett)
Pogo ... Peke

Directed by
Jack Smight 
 
Writing credits
Ray Bradbury (book)

Howard B. Kreitsek (screenplay)

Produced by
Howard B. Kreitsek .... producer
Ted Mann .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jerry Goldsmith 
 
Cinematography by
Philip H. Lathrop (director of photography) (as Philip Lathrop)
 
Film Editing by
Archie Marshek 
 
Art Direction by
Joel Schiller 
 
Set Decoration by
Marvin March 
 
Costume Design by
Anthea Sylbert 
 
Makeup Department
Ernest Adler .... hair stylist
Gordon Bau .... makeup supervisor
James E. Reynolds .... skin illustration designer: Rod Steiger
Lenore Weaver .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Terence Nelson .... production manager (as Terry Nelson)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joe Nayfack .... second assistant director
Terence Nelson .... assistant director (as Terry Nelson)
 
Art Department
Ernie Denard .... greeneries (as Ernest Denard)
Ward Preston .... set designer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Francis E. Stahl .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Ralph Webb .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Richard Sylbert .... visual arts consultant
 
Stunts
Ron Stein .... stunts (uncredited)
Dick Warlock .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
George Gordon Nogle .... camera operator (as George Nogle)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michael J. Harte .... wardrobe (as Michael Hart)
 
Music Department
Paul Beaver .... musician: synthesizer (uncredited)
Larry Bunker .... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Artie Kane .... musician: piano (uncredited)
Milton Kestenbaum .... musician: bass (uncredited)
Mitchell Lurie .... musician: clarinet (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski .... musician: viola (uncredited)
Samuel Matlovsky .... conductor (uncredited)
Howard A. Roberts .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
David Strech .... music copyist (uncredited)
Dan Wallin .... score mixer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Dorothy Aldrin .... script supervisor
Carl Lindstrom .... production coordinator
Frank Weatherwax .... dog trainer
 

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Runtime:
103 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia:
When Jack Smight contacted Ray Bradbury about buying the rights to "The Illustrated Man", Bradbury informed him he would sell it if Smight hired Burt Lancaster, Paul Newman or Rod Steiger for the lead role.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Carl first arrives at Felicia's house, Felicia is wearing a black robe with a 2 inch wide green satin trim on the sleeves. In the scene where she gives Carl a glass of lemonade and then holds his hand, it is plainly visible that the trim is completely torn along a seam. Felicia then walks into another room and starts unfolding something at a table. The same seam is visible again, but it's now intact and not torn.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Felicia:Each person who tries to see beyond his own time must face questions to which there cannot yet be proven answers.
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14 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
I don't understand, 24 March 2004
Author: buzink from Netherlands

I don't understand why this movie is rated so low. I think this a really great movie. It is strange, surprising, original and funny. It combines several genres and narratives. I like the main character, the silent and gruff illustrated man and the way he is filmed in the quiet surroundings of the lake and I like the futuristic design in some of the other scenes. I have always had weakness for these 'Canterbury tales'-like stories within a story and I especially like this film because the stories within he story are so diverse, while the movie does not become fragmented. The movie reminds me a bit of the 'books of blood' from Clive Barker, which consists of stories of 'ghosts', inscribed on the skin of a man ('written in blood').

If you like to be surprised, watch this movie!

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