Nicole Courcel

  1. Mylène Demongeot,  Les sorciéres de Salem  (US: The Crucible; UK: The  Witches of Salem)ilm , France, 1956.    Nicole had been Mylène’s Abigail in the Paris stage version of the Arthur Miller play.  Not in  the Yves Montand f 
  2. Macha Meril,  The Defector, France-Germany, 1966.    Montgomery Clift’s final film – finished on  time and on  budget to prove himself ready for Reflections In A Golden Eye.  He died a few weeks before the Rome shooting began.
  3. Rita Moreno,  The Night of  the Following Day,  1969.   And she lost another Yves Montand  film…  Due  for  them until Brando’s former agent, producer Jay Kanter, brought Marlon with him – and he suggested his ex-lover, Moreno, for  the female lead.. Brando was not so kind on the set – slapping  Moreno so  hard  in one  scene, she wept.  “Revenge,”  felt cameraman Willy Kurant.


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