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  • TBC
  • Comedy, Musical
  • 1977
  • 125 mins

A Little Night Music

A Little Night Music


Isn't it bad? Isn't it poor? Yes, and Taylor's rendition of 'Send in the Clowns' - like Rex Harrison in Doctor Dolittle, or maybe William Shatner bashing out 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' - isn't one of the high points. An ill-starred attempt to turn Sondheim's hit musical version of Bergman's Smiles of a Summer Night into mainstream English-language material, and filming it in Austria didn't help - the box-office magic of The Sound of Music failed to work here.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: Lesley-Anne Down, Hermione Gingold, Len Cariou, Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Guittard, Diana Rigg
  • Director: Harold Prince
  • Writer: Ingmar Bergman, Hugh Wheeler
  • Producer: Elliott Kastner
  • Photographer: Arthur Ibbetson

In a nutshell

And if you ever meet Dame Diana at a drinks party, don't be foolish enough to bring it into the conversation.

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