Initially, it seemed like a good idea for Paul Gauguin to paint with Vincent van Gogh (in October of 1888). His working visit, however, lasted just two months.
In this clip, from the award-winning film Lust for Life, Kirk Douglas (as Vincent) and Anthony Quinn (as Gauguin) recreate scenes of the artists in Arles.
Clip from: Lust for Life
Studio: MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Based on: Lust for Life, a novel by Irving Stone
Screenplay by: Norman Corwin
Kirk Douglas as Vincent Van Gogh
Anthony Quinn as Paul Gauguin
Release Date: 17 September 1956 (New York City)
Merson placed the clip online at his RetroArcaicoRex channel at YouTube.
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