Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Jack Palance, RIP

Date: 15 Nov 2006

Jim wrote:

"However, I would argue that this was due less to Mitchum's casting as Marlowe than to a generally lacklustre production and the inexplicable change of setting from Los Angeles to London."

While narratively inexplicable, even ridiculous, it's easily understood by film business standards -- didn't the financing come from England, with the proviso that it be made there? Money vs. Art, wonder which one Hollywood's going to go with?


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