When I Met Marlon Brando

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Brando and Me July 1971 It was to be my first feature film. Edgar Scherick of Palomar Pictures in New York had hired me to adapt an Algis Budrys short story (it had appeared in the Saturday Evening Post) into a screenplay. Chokeberry Bay was completed in the fall of … Read More

Fateful Introduction to Sports Illustrated

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MARBLE CHAMPIONSHIP (July 1961) My photographs of Fidel Castro and Marilyn Monroe for Paris Match gave me entrée into the prestigious Time-Life Publications. LIFE and TIME were particularly choosy as to who should represent them out in the world, and it was well known that working for LIFE magazine was … Read More

Do You Believe In Baschert? (beloved destiny)

I.C. RapoportOn Assignment

GATHERING AT THE U.N. (September 1960)   I was among hundreds of photographers, TV crews and print journalists, covering the historic event at the United Nations in the fall of 1960. It seemed every head of state had converged on New York to attend the meeting of the General Assembly. … Read More

Pop Arts

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CLAES OLDENBURG – ARTIST (June 1960)             I had attended Ohio University with many accomplished talents. In the photo department: LOOK magazine and Magnum photographers Paul Fusco and James Karales, also, Newsweek photographer Robert McElroy and Judy Buswink (Ross) who went on to become a NY … Read More

The Forgotten Man

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THE ROCKEFELLERS – ANNE-MARIE RASMUSSEN AND HER FORGOTTEN UNCLE – THE COP (July 1959)    The floodgates didn’t exactly open after Bob Soth’s collapse was spread across two pages of Paris Match. Though Roger Therond now knew who I was, he wasn’t calling Stephane or Slade to put me to … Read More