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The List of Adrian Messenger
Directed by:
John Huston

Starring Tony Curtis, Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, Robert Mitchum, Frank Sinatra and George C. Scott, "The List of Adrian Messenger" (also known as "Totenliste, Die", "Cinque volti dell'assassino, I") is a Crime/Mystery/Drama film directed by John Huston, and written by Anthony Veiller, released on May 29 of 1963 in the USA.

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Who directed "The List of Adrian Messenger":

The List of Adrian Messenger was directed by John Huston, an American director, actor, writer, producer, and cinematographer.

Before making The List of Adrian Messenger, John Huston had directed Freud, released in 1962, The Misfits (1961), The Unforgiven (1960), The Roots of Heaven (1958), The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958), and A Farewell to Arms (1957). Since, he directed The Night of the Iguana, released in 1964, The Bible: In the Beginning... (1966), Casino Royale (1967), Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967), Sinful Davey (1969), and A Walk with Love and Death (1969).

When was "The List of Adrian Messenger" released:

The List of Adrian Messenger was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, May 29, 1963. Also released on Wednesday, May 29, 1963 have been Play It Cool (dir. Michael Winner), 55 Days at Peking (dir. Nicholas Ray), and In the Cool of the Day (dir. Robert Stevens). This was fifty-six (56) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, August 30, 1963 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "The List of Adrian Messenger":

At the casting of The List of Adrian Messenger we find Tony Curtis, previously seen in 40 Pounds of Trouble (1962) and Taras Bulba (1962); Kirk Douglas (The Hook (1963), Two Weeks in Another Town (1962)); Burt Lancaster (Gattopardo, Il (1963), A Child Is Waiting (1963)) [ more... ]

  • Herbert Marshall and Tony Curtis also appeared together in The Black Shield of Falworth, released in 1954.
  • Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis also appeared in Trapeze, released in 1956.
  • Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis also worked together in Sweet Smell of Success, released in 1957.
  • Tony Curtis and Frank Sinatra also appeared in Meet Danny Wilson, released in 1952.

What is the Storyline of "The List of Adrian Messenger":

A writer named Adrian Messenger (John Merivale) believes a series of apparently unrelated "accidental" deaths are actually linked murders. He asks his friend Anthony Gethryn (George C. Scott), recently retired from MI5, to help clear up the mystery. However, Messenger's plane is bombed while he is en route to collect evidence to confirm his suspicions and, with his dying breath, he tries to tell a fellow passenger the key to the mystery.

The passenger survives and turns out to be Raoul Le Borg [...]

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