Tag: T.S. Eliot

  • Marlon Brando Reads The Hollow Men by T.S. Eliot

    Colonel Kurtz, played by Marlon Brando, reads excerpts from T.S. Eliot’s The Hollow Men in the film Apocalypse Now. Here is his reading of the entire poem, much of which was cut from the movie, but was released later in the Apocalypse Now Complete Dossier on DVD. httpv://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=gKuA3iee4-c

  • Joseph Conrad and T.S. Eliot: Heart of Darkness

    Joseph Conrad’s novella Heart of Darkness had a special significance for T.S. Eliot. He made references to it in The Waste Land, as described in this note to the essay Notes on the Publishing History and Text of The Waste Land (1964, reproduced in The Waste Land Casebook Series): In the first of the published…