Anne M. Strick, author of All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them, has stopped by today for a guest post:
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I was the Unit Publicist on the film. We had been doing a publicity shoot, and at the end of the day the photographer got frisky and thought it would be fun to do a few gag shots with me and the actors. They were both up for it. And I felt a bit silly, but joined the game.
I had first worked with Arnold on CONAN THE BARBARIAN, shot in Spain. He is tough and canny and amusing and sometimes charming – and now and then a practical joker.
This was my first time with Wilt. Wilt was the ultimate gentleman. – courteous and quiet and very, very tall. When he and I walked down the street together, we looked like creatures from two different planets: he, over seven feet, and I just five feet two inches. I came about up to his belly button!