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Lust For Life (1956) -- (Movie Clip) What Do You Know About Pain? Amsterdam, 1881, failed painter Vincent Van Gogh (Kirk Douglas) visits his aunt and uncle (Isobel Elsom, Wilton Graff) demanding to see their daughter, his cousin, whom he loves, prompting an incident verified by the uncle, though forgotten by the artist, in Vincente Minnelli’s bio-pic Lust For Life, 1956.
Lust For Life (1956) -- (Movie Clip) Painting Is For Painters! One take, fellow artist Gaugin (Anthony Quinn) has just joined Vincent Van Gogh (Kirk Douglas) in Arles, in southern France, painting always their topic, in Vincente Minnelli's Lust For Life, 1956.
Agony And The Ecstasy, The (1965) -- (Movie Clip) God's Anger In His Eyes Michelangelo (Charlton Heston) is at work on statues for the tomb of Pope Julius II, conversing with the papal architect Bramante (Harry Andrews) and the foreman (Fausto Tozzi) then the pontiff himself (Rex Harrison) returns from his latest conquest, in The Agony And The Ecstasy, 1965.
Agony And The Ecstasy, The (1965) -- (Movie Clip) To Decorate The Ceiling At The Vatican, 1508, feisty Pope Julius (Rex Harrison) consults with architect Bramante (Harry Andrews) and artist Michelangelo (Charlton Heston), whom he instructs to quit carving statues (for the pope’s own tomb!) and start on a new project, in The Agony And The Ecstasy, 1965.
Lust For Life (1956) -- (Movie Clip) Impressionism Is Not A Joke! In Paris to see the latest works, Vincent Van Gogh (Kirk Douglas) with brother Theo (James Donald) meets with Pissarro (David Leonard), Bernard (William Phipps) and Seurat (David Bond), in Vincente Minnelli's Lust For Life, 1956.
Lust For Life (1956) -- (Movie Clip) Two Kinds Of Idleness Dutch art dealer Theo Van Gogh (James Donald) finds his brother the failed missionary Vincent (Kirk Douglas) in Belgium and urges him to come home, early in Vincente Minnelli's Lust For Life, 1956.
Lust For Life (1956) -- (Movie Clip) You Call That A Life? Director Vincente Minnelli offers vignettes from the novel by Irving Stone, based on the life of the artist Vincent Van Gogh (Kirk Douglas), and his relations with the single-mother ex-prostitute Sien Hoornik (Pamela Brown, in the movie called “Christine”), The Hague, ca. 1882, in Lust For Life, 1956.
President's Lady, The (1953) -- (Movie Clip) The Year Was 1789 Susan Hayward in the title role (eventually Rachel Donelson Robards Jackson) narrates the arrival of her future husband and president, Charlton Heston as young Andrew Jackson, followed by a historical meet-cute, opening The President’s Lady, 1953.
President's Lady, The (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Do You Like To Gamble? Compressing time in the 1790’s, Tennesseans Andrew Jackson (Charlton Heston) and previously-married Rachel Robards (Susan Hayward, narrating) are wed in Spanish-ruled Natchez, Mississippi, all going well until her cousin, lawyer Overton (John McIntire), brings news, in The President’s Lady, 1953.