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

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 French Trotting Horse That Ate Artichokes

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JAMIN (August 1959)     Once again, my boss Paul Slade was off shooting a story in Hollywood or somewhere glamorous and I was asked by Stephane Grueff to accompany Match reporter Philippe de Bausset to Roosevelt Raceway in Westbury, Long Island to photograph a French  wonder, a trotting horse named … Read More

Fidel Comes to New York

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FIDEL CASTRO (April 1959)      Three and a half months after he removed dictator Batista from power in Havana, revolutionary Fidel Castro, the Presidente of Cuba, and his band of romantic, world-wide heroes, came to New York on an unofficial visit. It was, April 1959, and it signaled the … Read More