The Man Who Would Be King

For those of you who are not familiar, the film is based on a Rudyard Kipling story, and in this telling, Kipling himself is a character, played by a hard to recognize Christopher Plummer. The film features the one time that Michael Caine and Sean Connery shared starring roles in a film together [their separate scenes in “A Bridge too Far” not withstanding]. The two good friends have a tremendous screen chemistry that was used to great advantage by director John Huston. 

James Wilson of Blogging by Cinema Light, had a lot of history to share regarding the gestation of the dream project from director Huston. Will Slater from “Exploding Helicopter” was quick to argue for points he found to be troublesome and Nick Rehak was enjoying this as a first time watch. Matthew Simpson from Awesome Friday! shares some Fatherly Connections along with Richard of their memories of the film. 

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