George Hamilton


First time I saw George Hamilton where he didn't make me wince. Not bad!

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Frankly, I was amazed at Mr Hamilton's performance here. Totally believable and his descent into alcoholism was well rendered.

He is to be congratulated for some of the best lip-synching I've ever seen, practically flawless through the whole movie.

It's a shame he wasn't offered more fulfilling parts as this shows his potential as more than a tan and teeth.





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Yes, zip ... you're right. Makes me want to see this movie again to watch him more closely.

You gotta wonder how someone with obvious talent ended up with a slew of crappy parts. Too bad he's not remembered for this role rather than the stinkers he was in.

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I agree it was a good performance, especially for an actor that became best known for his ridiculous suntan. However the lip-synching I found a little unconvincing, especially when he's singing outdoors and the acoustics are clearly from a studio. As for his supposed guitar playing, watch his fingers on the frets, they're never in the right position and his changes don't coincide with the music. That degree of scrutiny probably wasn't anticipated in 1964 though.

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I was very impressed with his performance; in fact I've had this movie saved on my DVR for mos. but hadn't watched it b/c I didn't know if I could sit thru it as much as I love Hank Williams, I was dreading George Hamilton's performance. But wow, I thought he did Hank justice in his performance. I don't play guitar, nor do I pay attention to actors' guitar playing in movies b/c people always say it doesn't match up correctly - I thought he did great lipsynching through.

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The other movie he was excellent in was 'Home From The Hill' with Robert Mitchum.

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