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Steve Reves 'Mr. Universe of 1950' | Steve Reeves Mr. Universe of 1950
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Filmmaking in Europe was a little different from working in the United States. There's a scene in 'Hercules' where I'm in chains -- they looked like steel, but they were actually made of wood -- and I had to swing these chains at my supposed enemies who were advancing towards me. Well, I didn't want to really strike someone so I kind of held back with my motions. The director yelled, 'Swing those...
He was a friend of "Tarzan" actor Gordon Scott
, and recommended him for the role of Remus in Duel of the Titans
(1961). The producers originally wanted Reeves to play both Romulus and Remus through some doubling, but Reeves convinced them that it would be more effective to have another actor playing Remus.