Re: RARA-AVIS: Peter O'Donnell

From: Douglas G. (crippenlandru@earthlink.net)
Date: 10 May 2010

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    I briefly corresponded with O'Donnell in the 1980's, and he seemed a charming gentleman.

    Doug G

    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, David Wright <dwright333@...> wrote:
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    > Sorry to hear it: the Modesty Blaise novels - most of them - are a sheer delight.
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    > --- On Sun, 5/9/10, Patrick Kennedy <pbjk2004@...> wrote:
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    > From: Patrick Kennedy <pbjk2004@...>
    > Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Peter O'Donnell
    > To: rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com
    > Date: Sunday, May 9, 2010, 11:27 AM
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    > ...And Dirk Bogarde (a prospect to strike dread into any heart hoping to see a decent movie) as the villain: a man given, for no good reason, if my 'Sixties vintage memory serves me more reliably than its stereotypical reputation, to drinking champagne from a glass in which goldfish swam... Yes the movie really was that deplorably self-indulgent.  Well, I wouldn't recommend viewing it, anyway " in case you hadn't guessed.
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    > Patrick
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    > From: Patrick King <abrasax93@yahoo. com>
    > To: rara-avis-l@ yahoogroups. com
    > Sent: Sun, 9 May, 2010 18:12:43
    > Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Peter O'Donnell
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    > That film also starred Terence Stamp as Willie Garvin.
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