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Emil Anton Bundmann | Anthony Bundsmann
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[on Joseph Losey
] Joe Losey's very good. The Servant
(1963) is very effective, very well done--for its subject, extraordinarily well-done--and it broke new ground and many new barriers in terms of morals and so on. But it left you small and mean and petty; it didn't release you from anything; it drove home the oppression and weight of its theme rather than bursting you out of it.
Cinematographer John Alton
, who had retired in 1960, met former colleague Mann in a Swiss casino high up in the Alps. Mann was directing A Dandy in Aspic
(1968) at the time and wanted Alton to shoot his next picture. Alton agreed to talk to him about it the next day, but Mann died before their meeting. According to Alton, "He had been losing so much money at the casino, that probably helped kill ...