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Rather mediocre actor Frederick Stafford, though he was quite convincing in the role of a secret agent, could hardly authentically portray the father of a young girl.Impeccable in his manly appearance he clearly looked as Deputy Sean Connery. Before filming "Marnie" Hitchcock tried to contract with Sean Connery in two or three pictures, but that, although tried drop the mask of James Bond, would not be bound by more than one movie.Spring story "Topaz", as I have said, was the exposure of a Soviet spy in an environment of General de Gaulle. The narrative revolves around Piccoli. Once it is clear that it must be exposed, but in the final he lets himself be killed in a shootout with Frederick Stafford. The episode was shot in an empty stadium gloomy atmosphere of Paris.In the preliminary screening in LosAndzhelese this scene provoked laughter among the youth of the audience. Hitchcock returned to Paris to make a copy of it, by making some changes. And download the film Switch Girl!!
and again on view in Hollywood sounded scornful laugh, but reshoot the scene with Piccolo and Stafford for the third time was not possible.In the end, this episode Hitchcock removed from the finished tape, but the spectator reaction, which he witnessed, sunk into his soul. He insisted that young Americans have become too materialistic and cynical to understand the spirit of chivalrous combat.It was beyond them - admit that traitor agreed to a duel, which allows you to kill yourself. In any case, he was very upset by this attack, and the first time in his long career has not found the strength to think about how to finish.In the end, he shot a purely formal ending, which seems to have been inspired by the film, then enjoyed the huge success - I mean the "Z" KostaGavrasa.At the end of "Topaz" the audience are the main characters of the film, but there was a hitch, because, on the one hand, Hitchcock meant that Piccoli committed suicide, but how and when - it was unclear, as the scene had the duel ... It is clear that, despite some brilliant episodes, "Topaz" in general does not have.The studio did not like it, they do not like the public, critics and even the most ardent hichkokiantsam. The director wanted to forget about it. From a letter Hitchcock indicated that Hollywood is in crisis, and in the summer of 1970 there were in all of the extreme confusion. He wrote: "I'm looking for a new script, but find it very difficult.In the film industry dominates many restrictions and rules: avoid older characters and confined youth, not to impose anti-government attacks in the film, not to download the film Switch Girl!!
and exceed the estimated cost of 2 or 3 million dollars.Besides the script department and then sent me the material from which, in their view, is supposed to be a good film Hitchcock. Watch the film Switch Girl!! online
. Naturally, their criteria do not coincide with mine.How are you happier than I am, because you did not disappoint, as I was under a particular category and not to label - and that is the root of my distress and difficulties - and in terms of getting to me by a suitable material and in terms of catering to public needs . Everything here, especially the big studios, very careful.