OUR MAN IN HAVANA
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Thursday, June 26
(1959, Carol Reed) Havana vacuum cleaner salesman Guinness gets mistakenly recruited by British spy Noël Coward, then, when he finds he’s in it for keeps, realizes that making up secrets is easier than discovering them. Graham Greene scripted from his own novel, with incredible cast including Ralph Richardson, Burl Ives and Ernie Kovacs, plus stunning views of pre-Castro Havana. Approx. 107 min. 35mm.
“A real 'winds of change' film, with traditional values crumbling in the heat of pre-revolutionary Cuba. Guinness is wonderful.”
– Robert Murphy, Time Out (London)
“Guinness is in above-average form, and Ernie Kovacs is wonderful as the callous but charming government official with a soft spot for Guinness's daughter.”
– Don Druker, Chicago Reader