People, Jul. 18, 1977

Italian Actress Marilu Tolo took a crash course in English in Los Angeles and( is now speaking it—with brio—in a Greek drama on the island of Corfu. Tolo is on the set of The Greek Tycoon, the saga of a shipping magnate (Anthony Quinn) who chucks his mezzo-soprano mistress (Tolo) in order to marry the widow of an assassinated U.S. President (Jacqueline Bisset). All fantasy, of course. Tolo (pronounced Taw-lo) described her part as that of "a famous opera singer, a tempestuous, explosive character" who is "not Maria Callas." If there is any...

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