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Some Like It Hot = One of the best fillums of all time, particularly Curtis's Cary Grant impressions.

:applause: Spot on - great, great movie.

 

Showed he can really act to in his rarely seen role as 'The Boston Strangler'.

 

As teenager loved watching him in 'The Persuaders' with Roger Moore - brilliantly sent up one time by Enfield, Whitehouse, Higson and co.

 

Edit - just saw Des's clip...wonderful stuff :D

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Some Like It Hot = One of the best fillums of all time, particularly Curtis's Cary Grant impressions.

 

 

Cary Grant tackled him on that. TC said he was speechless for a moment until Grant suddenly smiled. Good for a wind-up was our Cary. Best film Curtis was in was the one he was nominated for an Oscar - Sweet Smell of Success.

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How long are those credits?!

I think they were front intro and back end clips stitched together - in fact sure they are - Spanish I think - only glanced at that.

 

John Barry wrote some cracking themes in that era.

 

Cary Grant tackled him on that. TC said he was speechless for a moment until Grant suddenly smiled. Good for a wind-up was our Cary. Best film Curtis was in was the one he was nominated for an Oscar - Sweet Smell of Success.

With Burt Lancaster who he had a brief affair with (Both being bisexual like one of their heroes, Gary Cooper). Both actors were exceptional in that but oddly Curtis didn't get a nomination for it - should have done. While we're at it, Lancaster was often very underrated too.

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With Burt Lancaster who he had a brief affair with (Both being bisexual like one of their heroes, Gary Cooper). Both actors were exceptional in that but oddly Curtis didn't get a nomination for it - should have done. While we're at it, Lancaster was often very underrated too.

 

 

I remember seeing an interview he did in front of an audience, might have been Phil Donahue or someone like that and he was brilliant, giving it loads about his socialist beliefs and all that jazz.

 

Staunch, man.

 

Came across as a cracking fellow.

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I remember seeing an interview he did in front of an audience, might have been Phil Donahue or someone like that and he was brilliant, giving it loads about his socialist beliefs and all that jazz.

 

Staunch, man.

 

Came across as a cracking fellow.

Yes - he really was, a real light of the Hollywood liberal left - needless to say the McCarthyists went after him but got nowhere - far too sharp for them and his own production company hired loads of blacklisted artists, writers, directors - whole crews.

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