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  • Grey Mouser
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    When I first saw The Sea Hawk (recorded on VHS) I saw Fritz' name in the credits at the end and immediately rewound the tape to see his part. Great to see him in a movie. B+W film if I recall correctly.

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  • DeepFixer
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    Originally posted by Berry Sizemore
    Hey DeepFixer,

    The email address that you have provided in your profile has a problem. You've decided to watch this thread, but when the email system tries to email the address in your profile, the mail bounces. Would please go put a real email addres in your profile? Thanks, Berry
    Could be why I'm not getting e-mails when someone responds!

    Me fix now!

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  • Whiskers
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    Hey DeepFixer,

    The email address that you have provided in your profile has a problem. You've decided to watch this thread, but when the email system tries to email the address in your profile, the mail bounces. Would please go put a real email addres in your profile? Thanks, Berry

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  • DeepFixer
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    Originally posted by TheAdlerian
    Fritz Leiber

    I had no idea that he was an actor, so that was a good post.
    Fritz was also in 'The Spanish Main' playing Maureen O'Hara's confessor; and he was also also in 'The Web,' playing Leopold Kronar (though he's only in this for a total of about a minute)

    I think he got into acting because his father, Fritz Sr., had a Shakespeare company, and the family used it to supplement their income during the Depression.

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  • Lord Doom
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    Originally posted by TheAdlerian
    Fritz Leiber

    I had no idea that he was an actor, so that was a good post.
    You should track down a pirate copy of the low budget horror flick "Equinox" that came out in the early 1970's or thereabouts. Leiber has an important, if not small, role in this bizarre "precursor" to Sam Raimi's Evil Dead (it actually is said to have inspired Raimi, nothing more). I know, for me, that it was a memorable experience since I have never forgotten seeing it as a wee lad. I used Leiber's features for an evil character I created when I was an "artist."

    When next I have a few extra coins to spare, I plan on tracking down a copy again for myself and see how well it "holds up" if at all.

    But this was actually my first exposure to anything Leiber; later would I discovered that this scary old man was a legendary writer whose work I enjoy.

    Jeff

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  • DeepFixer
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    The Sea Hawk

    Errol Flynn's 'The Sea Hawk' finally came out on DVD Tuesday,.

    Good ol' swarshbuckling film.

    Nothing to do with Moorcockiana, but Fritz Leiber is in the movie, as 'The Inquisitor,' and I do remember reading the intro, written by Mr. M, in one of White Wolf's reprints of the Fafhrd and Grey Mouser books about how Mr. M, Fritz and a few others were in NYC for a convention (or maybe a book tour), and they wanted to drive to a restaurant (or somewhere) but they were all too stoned to drive, except for Mr. M, but he didn't have a US driver's liscense, so Fritz ended up as pilot.
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