A Fine Madness1966

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A Fine Madness
Directed by:
Irvin Kershner

Starring Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward, Jean Seberg, Patrick O'Neal, Colleen Dewhurst and Clive Revill, "A Fine Madness" (also known as "Simson ist nicht zu schlagen", "Splendida canaglia, Una") is a Comedy/Drama film directed by Irvin Kershner, released on June 29 of 1966 in the USA.

Any time... any place... at any game... Samson Shillitoe can out-fox them all!!

Who directed "A Fine Madness":

A Fine Madness was directed by Irvin Kershner, an American director, actor, producer, and writer.

Before directing A Fine Madness, Irvin Kershner had directed The Luck of Ginger Coffey, released in 1964, The Young Captives (1959), Stakeout on Dope Street (1958). Since, he directed The Flim-Flam Man, released in 1967, Loving (1970), Up the Sandbox (1972), S*P*Y*S (1974), Eyes of Laura Mars (1978), and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980).

What was the release date of "A Fine Madness":

A Fine Madness was first released in the United States on Wednesday, June 29, 1966. Also released on this day were Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. (dir. Byron Paul) and Walk Don't Run (dir. Charles Walters). This was fifty-two (52) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, July 22, 1966 in the United Kingdom and on Friday, October 07, 1966 in Germany.

What is the cast of "A Fine Madness":

At the casting of A Fine Madness we find Sean Connery, previously seen in Un monde nouveau (1966) and Thunderball (1965); Joanne Woodward (A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966), A New Kind of Love (1963)); Jean Seberg (Lilith (1964), Échappement libre (1964)) [ more... ]

  • Joanne Woodward and Mabel Albertson can both be seen in The Long, Hot Summer, released in 1958.
  • Sorrell Booke and Bibi Osterwald also appeared together in Bank Shot, released in 1974.
  • Clive Revill and Sean Connery also appeared together in The Princess and the Cobbler, released in 1993.

What is the Storyline of "A Fine Madness":

Samson Shillitoe, a poet, lives in Greenwich Village with Rhoda, a waitress who stands by him through all his troubles.

When Samson cannot find the inspiration to finish his latest poem, he becomes belligerent and depressed. Samson is continually pursued by a debt collector after his late alimony payments to a previous wife; if Samson doesn't pay he will be arrested. Samson eventually assaults a police detective who accompanies the debt collector.

Samson has other troubles when he loses his [...]

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