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I like watching Charles Chaplin, Harry Baur, Spencer Tracy, Paul Muni. I like to watch any good actor. When I'm depressed, I'll look around for a bad film, like the old films with chariot races and pulling down the temples and that. I find them very relaxing, like reading a comic book.
Steiger, who originated the role of Marty in the eponymous television production The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse: Marty
(1953), said that he turned down the role in the 1955 movie production as the Hill-Hecht-Lancaster Productions contract would have bound him for years. Harold Hecht
and Burt Lancaster
, on their part, said that they did not want to cast Steiger as they felt the public ...
Full-bodied, somewhat bombastic acting style