In 1958 he starred in an unsold pilot called "Chicago Beat", about a plainclothes detective with the knack for solving baffling crimes.
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[on working with Paul Newman
on Pocket Money
(1972)] I remember "Pocket Money." At the beginning, it was understood that Newman and I would earn the same amount and have roles of equal importance. Well, I've never seen a situation so much reversed. It was Newman's company who produced the film and when they came to show it, Newman had become the sole star and I was nowhere.
Marvin was a close personal friend of the legendary character actor Robert Ryan
. They did several films together, and both served in the Marine Corps in World War Two. The pair were set to star in The Wild Bunch
(1969), but Marvin had several heated arguments with director Sam Peckinpah
and left the project. Ryan was no fan of Peckinpah himself, but stayed on the film. Ryan and Marvin were ...
Films often portrayed his liberal politics