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TitleDream of Kings, A (1969)
Alternative/Original Title
DisabilityGeneral Terminal
CountryUSA
Length107
GenreMelodrama
Rating3
DirectorDaniel Mann
CastAnthony Quinn Irene Papas Inger Stevens Radames Pera Sam Levene
NotesQuinn plays a Greek-American living in Chicago but with no apparent means of subsistence except card games to support his wife and son. He drifts around and even chats up the widow of a baker who is now running the bakery on her own. While she becomes his mistress his wife carries the burdens of the family. But their seven year old son is dying (we don't know from what) and when the father learns this he decides to take him to Greece where the climate might bring hope. Of course he hasn't the money for the flight and he can't win it at card games. Eventually he fixes a dice game but it's his wife who provides the money by stealing from her own mother. Once in Greece he decides to stay there. I've never been fond of Quinn as an actor he really does play all parts in the same way. Inger Stevens is the best thing going here and you wonder why her character has anything to do with Quinn's. The son who is dying doesn't register that much since the film is really about the father. At one of the card games there is a blind black man sitting behind the players.

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