People: Oct. 24, 1969

Director John Guillermin got off to a very bad start with his leading lady. He reportedly began by asking her to strip so that he could see if she was qualified for the part. Swedish Actress Ewa Aulin, who had stripped willingly enough in Candy, objected strenuously. So did her husband. The way Ewa remembers it, Guillermin made matters worse by saying he could not understand her modesty and telling her, "You're no better than a whore." Bystanders kept her husband from Guillermin's throat, and Ewa dropped out of the cast of El Condor...

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