On Location: The Green Shills of Africa

Into the bar strolled Sir Alec Guinness, black of face and draped in a floral-print dress stuffed with toweling in the bosom. "Excuse my skirt," he said to Elizabeth Taylor as he bellied up to the bar. "Would someone buy me a beer, please? I'm not carrying any cash tonight. I don't know where I could put it."

A scene from an underground movie, perhaps? Nothing like it. Guinness, Taylor and Richard Burton were merely taking a booze break from the filming of Graham Greene's psychological thriller The Comedians, which they are shooting...

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