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New Hollywood's apex
Robert Evans is the actor who became Paramount's head of production in the 1970s and who spouted lots of colorful wisdoms at the time--some on-target, some not--according to Peter Bart's book about his own years spent at the studio. Here are some of the highlights that emerged from Evans' very mout ... More >>
According to Peter Bart's book Infamous Players, it was Rock Hudson and Julie Andrews in the 1970 romantic spy drama Darling Lili. Writes Bart, who at the time was a junior executive faced with the job of looking at the rushes: "Their supposedly steamy love scene had as much fizzle as day-old beer ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 5, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 14 films in focus by Andrew Sarris OSCAR WILES (IX): In all the years I have been covering Oscar orgies for The Village Voice, I have never known a single incident to dominate with such paralyzing irrele ... More >>
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