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Just don't ever ask him about Towering Inferno a film he was deeply (overly) embarassed to have made (partly because aroudn the same time he finally gave into pressure and dropped his pursuit of filming the popular gay themed novel The Front Runner

And Sweet Bird of Youth although they censored it from the play almsot as much as Cat it's great to have him repeating his stage performance on screen...

Oh and Hud. Long Hot Summer. etc etc


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Hud and Cat were my favorites.

Honestly, this man must have been the most beautiful being on earth in the 60s. That's probably why he seemed almost immortal and why I am so shocked at his passing. RIP.

p.s.: I love Towering Inferno even if he never did. :)

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He acknowledged once that Towering Inferno was the only film he ever made for the money.

Hud was my favorite, and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof was very good. Although, he was not the star, I thought he was very good in Road to Predition. I know some did not like it because he "seemed old." The character was old, Paul Newman was old and he played it the way it should have been played. I thought he gave a very nuanced performance.

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