Paul Newman: Verdict on a Superstar


Verdict on a Superstar

Paul Newman wins in auto racing, salad dressing and his 43rd movie

For the first scene we need underwater photography. Very expensive, but we're going first-class. The opening shot is a stunner. The viewer doesn't know it yet, but he's looking up from inside the drain of a bathroom sink. Very spooky. There's a lot of ice floating around, seen from below, and in the middle of the Cinemascope screen something that looks, at extreme close range, as if it might be the hull of the Titanic. Bubbles are coming out of...

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