Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh
Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh (1960)

Jason Robards burst onto the Broadway scene in 1956 with his performance in Eugene O'Neill's devastating Iceman Cometh, playing the central role of Hickey, a salesman who comes to a rundown bar on a mission to bring peace to its… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 14, 1960
DVD Release Date: January 15, 2002
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Dennis Schwartz
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It's a taped live TV performance of The Play of the Week on National Educational Television, reminding us of the greatness that could be found in early TV's Golden Age.

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Mark Bourne

Robards' virtuoso performance as the glad-handing, doom-ridden Hickey is the role's gold standard....

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jay nixon
Of course its well written and acted but so relentlessly downbeat it's unendurable