A Hatful of Rain. by Michael V. Gazzo. Full Length Play, Drama / 7m, 2f. ” Horrifying and true. There is no resisting the pathos and terror of [the] most illuminating. Michael Gazzo’s drama “A Hatful of Rain” does just that with a satisfying combination of solid craftsmanship and raw honesty. It’s a play. : A Hatful of Rain (): Michael V. Gazzo: Books. Famous American Plays of the s – Camino Real – Autumn Garden – Tea and .

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Alfred HayesMichael Vincente Gazzo. Polo Pope Lloyd Nolan Johnny goes into severe withdrawal and begins to hallucinate, just as Mother and his gang arrive to collect Johnny’s debt payment.

View All Critic Reviews 1. Meanwhile, Polo and Celia are home alone in the apartment John Sr. That’s not to mention a rather shaky love triangle going on at the same time. A young tomboy named Frankie is forced to face her own immaturity as a result her older brother’s wedding.

Anthony Franciosa received Oscar oof for Zinnemman’s realistic drama about drug addiction, which was still a taboo issue in Hollywood of the s. Don Murray as Johnny Pope.

Don’t understand why there isn’t more love for this. Lloyd Nolan hatul John Pope. The film does not preach about addiction. The film does portray an ugly problem about drugs, be they legal or illegal.


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And neither does Johnny what with his being in debt to a shady customer like Mother Henry Silva and just recently being secretly unemployed. That Certain Feeling John Pope, Sr Henry Silva Dream roles or jobs. William Hickey as Apples.

That nicely symbolizes the gulf between them, and makes the concluding tableau that much more moving. Medical Examination Publishing Co.

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It was adapted by Michael V. Eva Marie Saint as Celia Pope. A classic film featuring a boy who is able to hear what the racehorses at the track are thinking. Don Murray plays an unlikely addict because he acquired his habit as a wounded soldier.

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The New York Times. Anthony Franciosa and his Broadway costar Shelley Winters were later married. Michael Vale as Cab Driver. Full Cast and Crew. Edit Did You Know?

Henry Silva as Mother. A Hatful of Pllay play by Michael V. Behold a Pale Horse Please fill out this field with valid email address. Hardly a week goes by without an attempted parliamentary coup. Nominated for 3 Academy Awards including Best Actor. Jason Johnson as Boss.


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We sense how trapped Polo feels, and that provides the character with an aura of danger. Johnny next coerces Polo into driving him to meet the dealer by threatening to throw himself out of the car in traffic, but when he arrives at the meeting place, the dealer is being arrested.

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A Hatful of Rain

But Don Nardini is a superb Polo. Polo, You’re a bum. To its credit, “A Hatful of Rain” seeks to be an early serious look at drug addiction, while also being very much ahead of the curve in dramatizing the life of a soldier who came back from the war an addict.

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