Sorry but never heard that Losey was ever married to Melina Mercouri (she
was married to Jules Dassin), but to Elisabeth Hawes... His son Gavrick was
a big rock promoter and film producer and I had the pleasure to meet him in
London UK many many years ago (83-84...)...as I understand he was 1st AD on
Modesty Blaise and PM on Lindsayıs Andersonıs If...
On 4/24/09 3:08 PM, "Dick Lochte" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Just wondering how exactly one might find the complete collection of Modesty
> comic strips?
> About the Joseph Losey movie version, if I hadn't just seen it a year or so
> ago, I'd have probably thought he'd used his wife, Melina Mercouri, too. But
> he didn't. It was Monica Vitti. There was also a TV pilot done in US with
> Ann Turkel. And a Quentin Tarantino-produced movie, "My Name Is Modesty"
> starring an actress named Alexandra Staden. It's just OK, but the DVD does
> feature an interview with the very aged author-creator Peter O'Donnell and
> synopses and the opening strips of every Modesty comic adventure.
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