The Old Man and the Sea (1958 film)


The Old Man and the Sea (1958 film)

"The Old Man and the Sea" is a 1958 film starring Spencer Tracy. Tracy was nominated for a best actor Oscar, and the film won the Academy Award for best music with a score by Dimitri Tiomkin. It was also nominated for best cinematography.

The screenplay adaptation was done by Peter Viertel based on the book by Ernest Hemingway, and the film was directed by John Sturges.

There was a subsequent version made in 1990 for television starring Anthony Quinn.

Cast

In addition to Tracy, the cast included the following:
*Felipe Pazos, the boy
*Harry Bellaver, Martin
*Don Diamond, café proprietor
*Don Blackman, arm wrestler
*Joey Ray, gambler
*Mary Hemingway, tourist
*Richard Alameda, gambler
*Tony Rosa, gambler
*Carlos Rivero, gambler
*Robert Alderette, gambler
*Mauritz Hugo, gambler

References

* [http://imdb.com Internet Movie Database]


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