Fantasy Femmes of 60's Cinema: Interviews with 20 Actresses from Biker, Beach, and Elvis Movies
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This volume is a celebration of the fantastic femmes who featured in movies of the period. It addresses their film and television careers, focusing on their view of the genres, and their comments about the films and the people they worked with.
Mob (AlP) d. Maury Dexter. The Sidehackers/Five the Hard Way (Crown International) d. Gus Trikonis. I Sailed to Tahiti with an All-Girl Crew (World Entertainment) d. Richard L. Bare. The Delta Factor (Continental) d. Tay Garnett. Savage Season/Temporado Salvaje (U.S.lMexico; Commonwealth United) d. Myron J. Gold Wicked, Wicked (MGM) d. Richard L. Bare. The Deathhead Virgin (U.S.lPhilippines) d. Norman Foster. Donner Pass: The Road to Survival (TV-movie) d. James L. Conway. Legend of the Wild
sexy parts." The Ghost and Mr. Chicken proved to the studio that she could also play it straight successfully. "It was an awesome responsibility to play opposite Don Knotts," says Joan. "My 63 character was not a comedic role. She couldn't be funny because everybody else in the film was a banana. My favorite scene is when mine and Don's characters meet to have lunch and he orders soup. That was the hardest sequence to keep a straight face through with his slurping and standing. And when you
successful business. I feel truly blessed." FILM ApPEARANCES 1958 1961 1963 1965 1967 1969 Let's Rock (Columbia) d. Harry Foster. Mad Dog CoIl (Columbia) d. Burt Balaban. Under the YUill YUill Tree (Columbia) d. David Swift. Young Dillinger (Allied Artists) d. Terry O. Morse. One Way Wahine (United Screen Arts) d. William O. Brown. Village of the Giants (Embassy) d. Bert I. Gordon. The Loved One (MGM) d. Tony Richardson. A Guide for the Married Man (20th Century-Fox) d. Gene Kelly. Cool Hand
Segal. She recalls, "Zanuck came down to the set and tried to convince me to wear this I· I I I I I I II I I I I 11 I I I George Segal as a mobster and Hale as his moll massacre each other in The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (20th Century-Fox, 1967). Jean Hale very revealing piece of lingerie. I said, 'Please let them put some lace around the bottom and I guarantee it will still be sexy.' He reluctantly gave in. When we watched the dailies, everyone agreed it accomplished its
dressing a certain way because that was what people expected. Natalie picked up on this and told me once that she wished she could be like me. I thought, 'Why?' It was for that sort of quality. I wasn't concerned what was the right or wrong thing to act in. I was concerned with doing the work and just being myself. People either accepted me for who I .A. . 189 was or not. It didn't really trouble me. That's what Natalie meant." In 1970, a photographer friend of Lana's asked her if she would be