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Michael Caine on five decades of
being the coolest man in the room

New York Post, by Michael Kaplan

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Posted By:StormCnter, 11/6/2018 2:00:05 PM

When Michael Caine was on the cusp of fame, he received some helpful, if peculiar, advice from legendary screen star John Wayne. The up-and-coming British actor, then 33, was visiting America for the first time, having been dispatched to Hollywood to promote his 1966 breakout movie, “Alfie.” In the lobby of the Beverly Hills Hotel, he encountered Wayne, then the biggest movie star in the world. “You’re gonna be a star, kid,” a cowboy-garbed Wayne told Caine. “But if you wanna stay one, remember this: Talk low, talk slow and don’t say too much.”

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Just because I love Michael Caine and because my nerves needed a break from election news.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: planononna, 11/6/2018 2:08:11 PM     (No. 11822021)

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Reply 2 - Posted by: joew9, 11/6/2018 2:25:04 PM     (No. 11822031)

"Blame It On Rio" was a stupid script, a tired plot. But Michael Caine was in it and that actually made it good. Demi Moore helped too.

He´s one of those actors who if I run across a movie with him in it´ll be worth watching.
Darren McGavin is another one.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 11/6/2018 2:47:11 PM     (No. 11822047)

He wasn´t the coolest man in the room in the ´60´s and ´70´s. That title belonged to Steve McQueen, hands down!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: digger, 11/6/2018 3:00:33 PM     (No. 11822058)

Makes me think of a John Wayne story: A newspaper or magazine writer was doing a story on Wayne. He needed Wayne’s age for the story so he sent a telegram “How old John Wayne?” Wayne answered back “Old John Wayne fine. How you?”

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Reply 5 - Posted by: thewarden, 11/6/2018 3:04:48 PM     (No. 11822061)

He’s great in a silly comedy called “Miss Congeniality”. I love him, too. I always appreciated that he fully and gleefully admitted to taking just about any part in any film for the money! Never took himself seriously. Love the accent...too. He’s one of those famous people that’d you’d invite to a dinner party.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: texaspast, 11/6/2018 3:10:35 PM     (No. 11822065)

Second Hand Lions was my favorite of his movies - although I don´t remember one he was in that I didn´t like. I suppose Cider House Rules I didn´t really like, but it wasn´t because of his acting, just didn´t like the story.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 11/6/2018 3:14:40 PM     (No. 11822068)

I liked him in another silly comedy, The Wrong Box. The beginning showing boys being entered in a ton tine and what happened to them is hilarious. Also the television antennas on Victorian houses are a great and funny anachronism.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: msliberty1937, 11/6/2018 3:20:47 PM     (No. 11822073)

I´m surprised no one mentioned "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels." Maybe I just have a weird sense of humor but loved that movie. Of course, Steve Martin helped a bit.

Agree...Sir Michael Caine was/is always worth the price of admission.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: AltaD, 11/6/2018 4:27:12 PM     (No. 11822143)

Rather dashing in ´Zulu´, loved him in ´Miss Congeniality´ and I really enjoyed ´Secondhand Lions´ - hard to go wrong when a movie has both Michael Caine and Robert Duvall.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: lynngirl122, 11/6/2018 5:16:08 PM     (No. 11822177)

I met Steve McQueen when he was filming The Thomas Crown Affair in Boston. He was staying in Marblehead. He had a hard life growing up and it showed in his eyes.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: greggojo, 11/6/2018 5:32:31 PM     (No. 11822193)

I agree with Poster 7. The Wrong Box in which a young Michael Caine played the woefully un-svelte romantic lead. It was hilarious. Peter Sellers´ bit in it was one of Sellers´ best. A randy Dudley Moore, a villainous Peter Cook...But none of them were the headliners, who were Sir John Mills and Sir Ralph Richardson. Poster 7 mentions, the beginning scene with all the little boys which was so well done. It´s an old movie (>50 yrs) but it is a great find, and being a period piece and in color, it doesn´t feel old at all. Great movie and an unusual role for Caine who of course, was marvelous.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: StormCnter, 11/6/2018 5:38:46 PM     (No. 11822200)

And, of course, "Alfie".

For those of us who love to read, I recommend Caine´s memoirs. "What´s It All About" was the first and the best.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: snakeoil, 11/6/2018 6:44:34 PM     (No. 11822252)

Loved his performance in The Island.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Southern Oracle, 11/6/2018 6:47:02 PM     (No. 11822257)

Tops for me are all of the Harry Palmer movies: Funeral In Berlin, Billion Dollar Brain, The Ipcress File.
But all of Caine´s spy films are ´Must See´.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: NYbob, 11/6/2018 7:01:11 PM     (No. 11822268)

Two things. He is proud of his Cockney background and making it big in spite of that. In fact he hopes any kid from the lower classes of Britain sees him on screen and says to themselves, He made it, I can make it.

The other surprising thing is he was in the Korean war and trapped behind enemy lines. He made it out by pretending to be a prisoner of his Korean translator who was trapped with him. Marched thru the enemy lines with the translator pointing a gun at this back. He got his big break after years of bit parts in English theater because the producer of Zulu thought he looked like English upper class officer type. His autobio is a very good read and as often the case with some actors would be a better movie than many he acted in.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/6/2018 10:15:35 PM     (No. 11822368)

Good advice on suede shoes.

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