The Iceman Cometh (1973 film)

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The Iceman Cometh
Poster of the movie The Iceman Cometh.jpg
Directed by John Frankenheimer
Produced by Ely A. Landau
Written by Eugene O'Neill (play)
Thomas Quinn Curtiss (screenplay)
Starring Lee Marvin
Fredric March
Robert Ryan
Jeff Bridges
Cinematography Ralph Woolsey
Edited by Harold F. Kress
Distributed by American Film Theatre
Release dates
  • November 10, 1973 (1973-11-10)
Running time 239 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Iceman Cometh is a 1973 film directed by John Frankenheimer. The screenplay was written by Thomas Quinn Curtiss, based on Eugene O'Neill's 1939 play of the same name. The film was screened at the 1976 Cannes Film Festival, but wasn't entered into the main competition.[1]

This was the last film for both Robert Ryan and Fredric March. Ryan died before the film's release. It was a minute short of four hours in length, and became the first film to have two intermissions.



Production credits[edit]

  • Associate producer – Les Landau
  • Supervising producer – Robert A. Goldston
  • Casting – Lynn Stalmaster
  • Production Design – Jack Martin Smith
  • Set Decoration – Raphael Bretton
  • Costume Design – Dorothy Jeakins
  • Production executive – Jonathan Burrows


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Iceman Cometh". Retrieved 2009-05-10. 

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