Based on the Williams play that won the New York Drama Critics Award for 1961-62, THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA is alternately fascinating and boring. It served to put the sleepy little village of Puerto Vallarta on the Mexican vacation map, and visitors to the town are still shown the rotting
sets for the movie as part of their "official" tour. Burton is a defrocked Episcopalian priest who now earns his living as a tour guide. He's taking a group of schoolteachers around. Lyon, the junior member of the group, finds him attractive, so he squires her to his ratty hotel room, where they
are discovered by Hall. The older woman threatens to have him sacked for his dalliance ...