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SABRINA (1954)

This snapshot speaks volumes for Humphrey Bogart and Audrey Hepburn’s often icy relationship on the set of Sabrina. “She was an amateur”, grumbled Bogey later, “who needed a dozen takes”. In truth, the angular Bogart nose was out of joint for most of the shoot. Never convinced he was right for the role of lovelorn industrialist Linus (and many would agree), uneasy with the frothy romantic-comedy tone and jealous of co-star William Holden’s easy bond with Billy Wilder and Hepburn, with whom the actor was having an affair, Bogart clashed irascibly with his director. The pair eventually made up with Wilder acclaiming his reluctant cast member’s performance. “[He was] better than he thought he was. He liked to play the hero, and in the end, he was.”

 

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American Werewolf wasn't a comedy it was a horror with elements of humour just like in real life More

Posted by hi charlie on Monday July 8, 2013, 14:51

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Bogart and Wilder 'eventually made up years later...' I doubt it - Bogart died in January 1957. I suppose it depends how you define 'years later'. More

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Mourn JFK in 1968! RFK surely? More

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4 + more pedantry (American Werewolf)
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Time for another work experience bod to check some facts I think - Theron (Dominic West) didn't trot off to fight Xerxes! He stayed at home to lock "horns" with Cersei! More

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