John A. Douglas

Living Passionately In the World of the Moving Image

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  • John

    Reading up on Robert Shaw a bit (since a couple of the movies recently featured him) I found an interesting piece of trivia in IMDB in reference to Jaws and Shaw:

    It is also incredulous that as the biggest box office film, which was the first movie to gross more than $100 million worldwide, he had ever been part of, he didn’t make a cent from it with the taxes he had to pay from working in the United States, Canada and Ireland.

    The soul of the film didn’t make a cent off of the movie :P .

  • John

    That often seems to be the way of the world, Plus the relationship of the artist to business and/or government is not to the favor of the artist except in rare occasions.
    John

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