Burt Lancaster directed by Robert Siodmak, Fred Zinnemann, Louis Malle

Remembering on 11/2/16 what would have been his 103th birthday-Great directors brought screen great Burt Lancaster to the ocean: Robert Siodmak directs Burt as the master of Caribbean in The Crimson Pirate (1952); Fred Zinnemann brings Burt to a juicy rendezvous with Deborah Kerr at the shores of the Pacific in From Here to Eternity; and in Atlantic City (1980) Louis Malle directs Burt as a supposedly aging “has been” Atlantic shore front gangster who reminiscing about his past says: “you should’ve seen the Atlantic ocean in those days….”



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