Corpus ID: 190017146

Under Huston's Volcano

  title={Under Huston's Volcano},
  author={W. M. Hagen},
  • W. M. Hagen
  • Published 1991
  • Art
  • John Huston's 1984 release of Malcolm Lowry's Under the Volcano offers an unusual opportunity to study how a literary work is transformed into film. The fame of the novel and the reputation of Huston and his cast, especially Albert Finney and Jacqueline Bisset, ensured widespread reviews in both popular and specialized outlets and created enormous interest in the production process. The knowledge that, at last, someone was going to get to tackle Lowry's notoriously difficult "cult classic" was… CONTINUE READING