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Robert Redford wore two pairs of tight underpants during sex scenes in The Way We Were

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by Anonymousreply 183February 1, 2023 11:30 PM

What a panty waste. Was he afraid Babs might give him a boner?

by Anonymousreply 1January 26, 2023 12:54 AM

Was he that repulsed?

by Anonymousreply 2January 26, 2023 12:55 AM

"Her reputation is as a very controlling person. She will direct herself. It'll never work."

He wasn't wrong.

by Anonymousreply 3January 26, 2023 12:58 AM

Redford was at peak gorgeous in The Way We Were.

Bob, Bob, Bob - you should have taken a page from your buddy Paul Newman's book and not had terrible plastic surgery and awful hair pieces.

by Anonymousreply 4January 26, 2023 12:58 AM

What a terrible movie. Streisand and Redford playing college students who looked like they were visiting their kids on parents' weekend.

by Anonymousreply 5January 26, 2023 1:00 AM

The Way We Were was a fabulous movie. You had just go with it during the college scenes.

by Anonymousreply 6January 26, 2023 1:04 AM

R6 The college scenes weren't the only things wrong with it.

by Anonymousreply 7January 26, 2023 1:05 AM

Sorry r7 it was a great film.

by Anonymousreply 8January 26, 2023 1:06 AM

Sorry, R8, it was not.

Casablanca, Chinatown, and The Grapes Of Wrath are great films. The Way We Were is a padded-out, plodding star vehicle with nice cinematography.

by Anonymousreply 9January 26, 2023 1:10 AM

Ewww. Sometimes it's better not to know how the sausage is made, so to speak.

by Anonymousreply 10January 26, 2023 1:11 AM

It would have been a better film with Redford in bikini briefs. Wowza!

by Anonymousreply 11January 26, 2023 1:13 AM

It's an old-fashioned type of film r9. A melodramatic story about star-crossed lovers, so to speak. I'm not even much of a Barbra fan, but she was great in this.

If you've ever had an intense, passionate love affair that didn't work out for various reasons, you know what it's like.

by Anonymousreply 12January 26, 2023 1:14 AM

R12 I've had a few intense, passionate affairs that didn't work out for various reasons. Unfortunately. I can think of better movies about that (The Sterile Cuckoo, Call Me By Your Name, Wuthering Heights, Anna Karenina).

by Anonymousreply 13January 26, 2023 1:23 AM

In its day it was a lovely film. Redford was at the peak of his beauty and charm. Barbra was probably as good looking as she was ever going to be - she had a great ass.

Redford kept the wife and kids in Utah and played around on the side. Streisand's not his type.

by Anonymousreply 14January 26, 2023 1:24 AM

Well la-di-da r13. But The Way We Were is one of the most romantic films of all time.

by Anonymousreply 15January 26, 2023 1:41 AM

R15 No, it is not. And I don't understand your put down. And f off.

by Anonymousreply 16January 26, 2023 1:44 AM

Well r16 most people would disagree with you.

by Anonymousreply 17January 26, 2023 1:46 AM

The Way We Were is one of those movies that didn't get great reviews at the time, but its' reputation has grown over the years.

by Anonymousreply 18January 26, 2023 1:47 AM

Hated that movie.

Streisand was annoying and Redford was a dumb beauty. Another of those movies where BS is desperate to be seen as beautiful.

The best character and most interesting was played by Bradford Dillman.

by Anonymousreply 19January 26, 2023 1:52 AM

In her review, Pauline Kael noted, "the decisive change in the characters' lives which the story hinges on takes place suddenly and hardly makes sense." She was not the only critic to question the gap in the plot. Of the scene in the hospital shortly after Katie gives birth and they part indefinitely, Molly Haskell wrote, "She seems to know all about it, but it came as a complete shock to me." The sloppy editing was exposed in other ways, as well. In his review, critic John Simon wrote: "Some things, I suppose, never change, like the necktie Redford wears in two scenes that take place many years apart."

Variety called it "a distended, talky, redundant, and moody melodrama" and adds, "but Robert Redford has too little to work with in the script," and "The overemphasis on Streisand makes the film just another one of those Streisand vehicles where no other elements ever get a chance."

Time Out London observed "With the script glossing whole areas of confrontation (from the Communist '30s to the McCarthy witch-hunts), it often passes into the haze of a nostalgic fashion parade. Although Streisand's liberated Jewish lady is implausible, and emphasizes the period setting as just so much dressing, Redford's Fitzgerald-type character...is an intriguing trailer for his later Great Gatsby. It's a performance that brings more weight to the film than it deserves, often hinting at depths that are finally skated over."

by Anonymousreply 20January 26, 2023 1:53 AM

Yeah, because she’s so hot he couldn’t keep from getting hard. Babs planted this story.

by Anonymousreply 21January 26, 2023 1:56 AM

John Simon was a miserable asshole who hated everything and everyone.

by Anonymousreply 22January 26, 2023 1:58 AM

Lois Chiles was gorgeous. She should've had more screen time but you know Barbra wasn't having any of that.

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by Anonymousreply 23January 26, 2023 1:59 AM

Streisand needed an intimacy coordinator.

"Barbra, we all know you're used to fucking your co-stars, but please don't try to grab Bob's dick again! As a professional, you have to respect his boundaries and realize those tight protective briefs are uncomfortable and cutting off circulation to his extremities. Take 5!"

by Anonymousreply 24January 26, 2023 2:01 AM

It came out in 1973 for fuck's sake. Vietnam was over or so they said, The Pill was just becoming legal and Nixon would be forced to resign over the Watergate break in/illegal payoffs/campaign finance crimes and illegally using he IRS to target his enemies in 1974. The scandal was already rolling along.

We wanted something schmaltzy and pretty and Robert Redford gave us that. Barbra did too, in her own way. It wasn't a great film but it was a very pleasant, entertaining movie and most people enjoyed it. I enjoyed it.

by Anonymousreply 25January 26, 2023 2:07 AM

Good point r25. People just wanted a good old-fashioned entertaining movie in the midst of all the bad stuff that was going on at the time.

However, the following year another movie that was a throwback to good old-fashioned entertainment was released and instead of being entertained the public was shocked and horrified. To this day there are people struggling with PTSD.

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by Anonymousreply 26January 26, 2023 2:13 AM

[quote] If you've ever had an intense, passionate love affair that didn't work out for various reasons, you know what it's like.

I always saw it as a one-side relationship. Barbra from the wrong side of the tracks. Redford was his usual cool and standoffish, non-committal, waiting-for-someone-better, guy.

I.e., not really "passionate" except on Barbra's side.

by Anonymousreply 27January 26, 2023 2:20 AM

Redford always comes across as a complete drip. Also, not a nice guy. I was listening to a podcast called The Rewatchables—very good featuring industry insides including well-regarded screenwriters as guests—and they were rewatching All the President’s Men. Redford did something rotten—can’t remember what exactly but think it had something to do with fucking over the famous screenwriter William Goldman. The hosts of the show used it as an example of what a dick Redford is—he’s know for pulling rank and for refusing to play a role that makes him look anything less than handsome and desirable.

I’ve never liked him. He’s so wooden. I did like him in The Sting.

by Anonymousreply 28January 26, 2023 2:37 AM

[quote]Robert Redford wore two pairs of tight underpants during sex scenes in The Way We Were

Why? To make it look like he had a bulge?

It didn't work.

by Anonymousreply 29January 26, 2023 2:38 AM

[quote] ... for refusing to play a role that makes him look anything less than handsome and desirable.


Redford was going to play Frank Galvin (the lead) in "The Verdict" and (I think) had already started, but he was insisting that Galvin not be an alcoholic. Those in charge refused to change the character to suit him. Redford quit.

Paul Newman took the role and got an Oscar Nomination for "The Verdict".

by Anonymousreply 30January 26, 2023 3:50 AM

What an odd thing to reveal, no?

I believe him, but he had to have been accustomed to women (and men), fawning and swooning over him. Let’s face it, he was GORGEOUS.

Had I been him, I would have let Babs have her way with me. She would have probably been a fun roll in the hay.

I wonder what turned him off about her?

by Anonymousreply 31January 27, 2023 3:33 AM

Barbara is a bad actress and ugly to boot. I don’t blame him for protecting his junk from her claw like nails

by Anonymousreply 32January 27, 2023 3:40 AM

Didn't Arthur Laurents the scene so Hubbell is so drunk he can't get it up and Redford refused to play it like that?

by Anonymousreply 33January 27, 2023 3:43 AM

He was probably threatened by her superior talent, intellect, and star power combined with her desire for him.

by Anonymousreply 34January 27, 2023 3:47 AM

When he is drunk in her bed and she can't believe he is actually there, that scene always gets me.

by Anonymousreply 35January 27, 2023 3:48 AM

Barbra is so good in that scene - funny and sad.

by Anonymousreply 36January 27, 2023 3:50 AM

R18: its’ Oh, dear!!

So close. And yet, not close at all.

How did that get past autocorrect?

by Anonymousreply 37January 27, 2023 3:56 AM

It will forever be a mystery r37. What a sad life you lead, trolling everybody's comments for grammatical errors.

by Anonymousreply 38January 27, 2023 3:59 AM

I thought the film did a lot for Redford's career so he really should thank Barbra since she's the one that got it made thanks to producer Ray Stark.

by Anonymousreply 39January 27, 2023 4:01 AM

Oh, fuck off, R39. Calling people out on typos is a favorite DL pastime.

by Anonymousreply 40January 27, 2023 4:03 AM

r40 it's such a stereotype of a pissy, prissy gay man.

by Anonymousreply 41January 27, 2023 4:07 AM

I meant grammar queens are a stereotype.

by Anonymousreply 42January 27, 2023 4:08 AM

R41, do you know where you are?

by Anonymousreply 43January 27, 2023 4:08 AM

[quote]Bob, Bob, Bob - you should have taken a page from your buddy Paul Newman's book and not had terrible plastic surgery and awful hair pieces.

He didn't have Newman's bone structure or genetics. Redford's facial skin sort of collapsed. And remember, he was already 33 when he played his breakout role of Sundance, so he didn't have that much leading man time left by Hollywood standards.

As to whether he's a dick or not, I remember when All the President's Men came out, he and Hoffman were interviewed individually for Australian TV. At the end of Redford's interview the reporter said, "Thanks very much. I have to go interview Dustin Hoffman now." Redford laughed and said, "That'll be fun for you." Mind you, everyone and his dog thought that about Dustin Hoffman at the time, he was so demanding to work with, but I guess not everyone said it on air. To be fair he might have thought the reporter had stopped recording.

by Anonymousreply 44January 27, 2023 4:23 AM

The Peer Has Two Panties.

by Anonymousreply 45January 27, 2023 4:38 AM

He was terrified that Babs would give him a boner.

by Anonymousreply 46January 27, 2023 4:51 AM

I am sure he was repulsed by her.

by Anonymousreply 47January 27, 2023 5:18 AM

Memories, of the phone booths on my block...🎶

by Anonymousreply 48January 27, 2023 5:32 AM

I love this movie, but I guess you might have to be a certain age to appreciate it. I have it in my Apple TV movie library. While I never considered BS beautiful or pretty, I think she’s at her most attractive in this movie and firmly believe she deserved the Best Actress Oscar in 1974 over Glenda Jackson for Touch of Class. Redford was at the height of his handsomeness too. That final scene in front of the The Plaza gets me every time.

by Anonymousreply 49January 27, 2023 5:41 AM

The scene in the bar where Katie sees Hubble for the first time in a long time and she was so lovestruck. If you've ever had a mad crush on someone, then time goes by, and suddenly you see them again after quite a while you know what I'm talking about. It was beautifully played by both Streisand and Redford.

by Anonymousreply 50January 27, 2023 5:51 AM

I think you may have to be of a certain age to really appreciate this movie. I was 13 when this movie came out and most people I think were looking for movies with some romantic escapism at that time. While I’ve never considered BS beautiful or pretty, I think she was at her most attractive in this film. And RR was certainly at the height of his handsomeness. I love the bedroom scene where you get to see his blond hairy chest in all its glory. Overall, I think it was Streisand’s greatest performance after Funny Girl. She certainly should have won the Oscar over Glenda Jackson in 1974 for Touch of Class.

by Anonymousreply 51January 27, 2023 5:56 AM

"If you've ever had an intense, passionate love affair..."

No one here.

by Anonymousreply 52January 27, 2023 6:01 AM

Do you think Ryan O'Neal would have been ok as Hubbell?

by Anonymousreply 53January 27, 2023 6:53 AM

In an interview promoting the movie Redford said his then wife said to him that he looked naked in the bed scene with Babs and had he been wearing anything. He replied “Aramis”. Much better story than two pairs of tight briefs.

by Anonymousreply 54January 27, 2023 8:28 AM

Pollack changed the movie at the last minute with editing by making the reasons for the break up hazey. As written, what happens is that the James Woods character reports Katie to the HUAC as having been a communist while in college. The studio gave Hubble a choice: leave your wife or be fired. He left her.

Supposedly, Pollack felt the audience wouldn't go for Hubble being so cowardly and awful. It's a totally different movie.

by Anonymousreply 55January 27, 2023 11:09 AM

A kind of funny mini-documentary about the making of the movie. No mention of the two pair of underwear.

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by Anonymousreply 56January 27, 2023 11:16 AM

If you watch the love scene it's obvious Redford is wearing shorts in bed so I don't know why Redford stated he was naked.

by Anonymousreply 57January 27, 2023 11:17 AM


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by Anonymousreply 58January 27, 2023 11:20 AM

It’s a clunky star vehicle with too many egos and hands involved. I don’t know which got the screenwriting credit but I can’t believe anyone involved was satisfied with what they filmed. None of the supporting cast, and what a cast, stand out,

by Anonymousreply 59January 27, 2023 11:28 AM

R19- Bradford Dillman was far more appealing to me than Robert Redford.

I found him so good looking as the doctor in that Planet Of The Apes 🦍 movie 🎥 from 1971.

by Anonymousreply 60January 27, 2023 11:43 AM

Arthur Laurents gets screenwriting credit but he was dismayed to discover very little of his work remained when it was completed. Over time, 11 writers, including Dalton Trumbo, Alvin Sargent, Paddy Chayefsky, and Herb Gardner, contributed to the script.

by Anonymousreply 61January 27, 2023 11:45 AM

Completely agree r60. Always found him attractive.

by Anonymousreply 62January 27, 2023 5:10 PM

[quote] In an interview promoting the movie Redford said his then wife said to him that he looked naked in the bed scene with Babs and had he been wearing anything. He replied “Aramis”.

How original!

by Anonymousreply 63January 27, 2023 5:13 PM

Like most of Barbara Frankenstein movies, it’s largely unwatchable.

by Anonymousreply 64January 27, 2023 5:41 PM

Arthur Laurents was really obsessed with getting blond handsome WASPs to want him sexually, and of course that's what the whole film is about.

Eventually he partnered with one, and he uses embarrassing space in his memoir talking about the bloodline of his WASP, as if he had bought an especially fine thoroughbred horse.

by Anonymousreply 65January 27, 2023 5:46 PM

Now we all know where Alan Dershowitz got the idea to “leave his undies on”

by Anonymousreply 66January 27, 2023 6:09 PM

I'm surprised no one has so far commented on how vain and insecure Redford was, refusing to do certain things that made sense for his character because he couldn't see beyond his own public image.

And he had the nerve to say Streisand wasn't a serious actor.

by Anonymousreply 67January 27, 2023 6:42 PM

Laurents said BOTH Redford and Streisand were concerned with their public images to the detriment of the characters they were playing. He specifically mentioned that for the scenes set during the war, Redford refused to cut his hair and Streisand refused to cut her nails.

by Anonymousreply 68January 27, 2023 6:48 PM

R68- I read that Chachi/ Scott Baio refused to cut his disco hair for his character on a show that was set in 1959.

by Anonymousreply 69January 28, 2023 12:26 AM

Were her nails so bad for wartime? It wasn't like she had a factory job.

by Anonymousreply 70January 28, 2023 12:35 AM

Rita Hayworth popularized long, red nails in the 1940s, women have sought to emulate her style.

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by Anonymousreply 71January 28, 2023 12:40 AM


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by Anonymousreply 72January 28, 2023 12:43 AM

I think Barbra has an odd shaped head. Apparently she wore wigs for the film as in real life she still had her long hair but the wigs look funny.

by Anonymousreply 73January 28, 2023 12:45 AM

The Way We Were is a great movie, but of course Barbra's vanity got in the way. Katie was a strident political activist, she wouldn't have bothered looking like a glamorous movie star, as Barbra portrayed her.

You just have to overlook that and appreciate what a wonderful story it is.

by Anonymousreply 74January 28, 2023 12:46 AM

the record

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by Anonymousreply 75January 28, 2023 12:47 AM

IMDB lists uncredited work on the screenplay to Francis Ford Coppola, Paddy Chayefsky, Herb Gardner, David Rayfiel Alvin Sargent, and Dalton Trumbo.

by Anonymousreply 76January 28, 2023 12:49 AM

Babs and Bob weren't actors. They were movie stars. They did *movie star* acting. You *always* knew you were watching Babs and Bob, not the characters.

by Anonymousreply 77January 28, 2023 12:49 AM

I think Katie's transformation is why Hubbell gave her a second look though ultimately she couldn't contain her true self to have the right style for him.

by Anonymousreply 78January 28, 2023 12:56 AM

R77- The same could be said- though to a lesser degree for Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway in Bonnie And Clyde.

by Anonymousreply 79January 28, 2023 1:06 AM

Why only 2 pair of underpants? He could have worn 5 or 6.

by Anonymousreply 80January 28, 2023 1:22 AM

Why didn't he wear a codpiece under those underpants? That would have protected his junk and given Babs a thrill.

by Anonymousreply 81January 28, 2023 1:23 AM

Not a fan of either one of them but her skin was WAY WAY WAY nicer than his. I worked with a woman year ago who had been a secretary at some Hollywood studio, and she said his skin was appalling with all the pock marks from apparently a ghastly experience with acne, back before the Accutane days.

Lots of hot actors from the era - Paul Newman, Brando, James Dean, Beatty, hell, even Dustin Hoffman, many many more -- but RR was like those boring jocks in high school where there's no there there behind the 'supposedly' good looks. (yeah I know Brando and Dean predated RR's era but I'm just thinking of other big box office guys that I preferred - which is just about all of them.

by Anonymousreply 82January 28, 2023 1:31 AM

Laurents directed Streisand on stage in 1962 (as Miss Marmelstein, the office secretary in "I Can Get it for You Wholesale," her Broadway debut), and praised her "magnetically intense singing," but complained about "her incongruous Anna May Wong fingernails." Later he said, ""I told her, 'When you cut your fingernails, you'll be an actress.' She has never cut them."

by Anonymousreply 83January 28, 2023 2:10 AM

When he is asked about his leading ladies, he is always positive. Sticks up for them. Jane Fonda, Natalie Wood, etc.

Though, I do remember when he and Babs were on Oprah. Oprah was doing a show about TWTW. Babs said she thought they should do a sequel. He wasn't for it. Then she got kind of insistent. He tried to be diplomatic but gave an emphatic no.

I appreciate Robert Redford. He's done a lot of good.

by Anonymousreply 84January 28, 2023 8:42 PM

[quote]John Simon wrote: "Some things, I suppose, never change, like the necktie Redford wears in two scenes that take place many years apart."

I have a few ties I bought at Bergdorfs over 40 years ago.

by Anonymousreply 85January 28, 2023 8:49 PM

I already posted (negatively) but want to add something. I remember seeing this movie, so well. I was 15. My mom asked me to go with her. (Mom would have been 45.) I remember being uncomfortable with the sex scene. Times were different! Later my mom said, "That scene wasn't necessary." That scene was tame by today's standards. But there's something about it that still creeps me out.

This was a time when narrative structure seemed to be falling apart, in a lot of films. It was true of this film. There wasn't really a strong plot, or story. And some things were confusing. I wasn't a big fan of Streisand. I've always had an ambivalence towards her. I never thought she was a good dramatic actress. She should have stuck to comedies, musicals and TV specials.

by Anonymousreply 86January 28, 2023 11:48 PM

I cut out bare-chested pictures of Robert Redford from magazines and tabloids back when I was going through puberty in the early 70s. I heard he had a huge bush and I wanted to have one just like his.

by Anonymousreply 87January 29, 2023 12:28 AM

I have not seen this film in years. I am almost 44, and saw this one when I was 24. I was in a major "lets see EVERY SINGLE" 70's film ever in 2003.

I remember really loving it- Especially the opening credits with those big 70's style credits (Was Redford jogging?) with the The Way We were instrumentals?

Anyway O could have cared less about the leads being 40 playing 21, I loved this one.

It was earnest, romantic, and really pretty.

I gotta catch this one again.

by Anonymousreply 88January 29, 2023 12:46 AM

Sorry ^^ I, not O!

by Anonymousreply 89January 29, 2023 12:47 AM

An undertalented actor with a massive ego.

by Anonymousreply 90January 29, 2023 12:48 AM

Katie's inferiority complex that you cam see from space kills anything positive anout this movie for me, except for Redford.in in the white naval uniform and gorgeous Lois Chiles that Katie.practically forces Hubbel on. She's like fucking Yoko Ono masterminding a more suitable mayw for her husband.

by Anonymousreply 91January 29, 2023 1:03 AM

[quote]I heard he had a huge bush

From who, r87?

by Anonymousreply 92January 29, 2023 1:12 AM

Yeah! From who?

by Anonymousreply 93January 29, 2023 1:54 AM

Redford has ginger undertones. He probably had a wiry medium brown bush. Now it's probably sparse and white.

by Anonymousreply 94January 29, 2023 2:08 AM

[quote]"Her reputation is as a very controlling person. She will direct herself. It'll never work." He wasn't wrong.

ALL STARS are controlling. Redford just as much as anyone else. He was probably concerned that he'd have to do more than one take since he has trouble repeating himself.

by Anonymousreply 95January 29, 2023 6:59 PM

[quote] And he had the nerve to say Streisand wasn't a serious actor.

He was right. She never was.

Streisand has genuine acting talent, but, like Cher, she was mostly interested in being a movie STAR rather than a movie actor: once both women won the Oscar, you got a sense they didn't really know where to go with their acting careers because that's what they both most wanted.

"But you could say that about Redford too, that he wanted to be a star more than an actor (though he had seriously trained as an actor). Although once he did become the biggest male star in America, to his credit he used his celebrity to promote other causes like independent films (through Sundance) . And to both of their credits, both Streisand and Redford branched out into directing, at which they were both pretty good (though not great).

by Anonymousreply 96January 29, 2023 7:20 PM

[quote] I heard he had a huge bush

You mean Barbara the Elder? When did he have her?

by Anonymousreply 97January 29, 2023 7:21 PM

All I remember is that in the final scene you can see the General Motors Building. Like Maureen Stapleton in Plaza Suite I'm like 'What happened to the Savoy?!'

by Anonymousreply 98January 29, 2023 7:28 PM

She had better luck with Nolte!

"Nick claims Barbra often had him shoot scenes without any clothes on, and that the pair of them lived "in the fantasy of a relationship." He knew their relationship was dangerous, but the chemistry was hard to resist. He writes, "We can live in the fantasy of a relationship and that will survive, but an actual physical relationship might not survive the film.""

by Anonymousreply 99January 29, 2023 7:40 PM

Barbra Streisand could've been a Bette Davis type - a character-driven leading actress - but her vanity got in the way. Davis never gave a shit how she looked as long as it suited the character she was playing but Barbra always had to look glamorous. If Barbra had been willing to ditch the glamour from time to time she could've done some interesting work.

by Anonymousreply 100January 29, 2023 7:58 PM

Leslie Nielsen in bikini briefs in Nuts is embarrassing. For that alone he deserved to be killed.

by Anonymousreply 101January 29, 2023 8:11 PM

R90 Barbra?

by Anonymousreply 102January 29, 2023 8:18 PM

Redford was great in Barefoot In The Park - probably my favorite performance of his - and I loved him in Inside Daisy Clover. Later on he got more and more stolid and had that "less-is-more" minmalist style. I don't know how he didn't bore himself with some of his choices of roles. As he aged, he couldn't rely on his looks, but more than that, he just was hard to look at. He shouldn't have dyed blond hair at 80 or whatever. He maybe could have aged into a great character actor like Spencer Tarcy, Fredric March, Henry Fonda or Jack Lemmon. But, for whatever reason, he didn't.

by Anonymousreply 103January 29, 2023 8:35 PM


by Anonymousreply 104January 29, 2023 8:35 PM

[quote] Redford has ginger undertones. He probably had a wiry medium brown bush. Now it's probably sparse and white.

I think Redford is a ginger who dyed his hair blonde. He's got tons of freckles.

by Anonymousreply 105January 29, 2023 8:59 PM

Can't we just say redhead like we used to?

by Anonymousreply 106January 29, 2023 9:02 PM

Sniff my mothballs, R101! Those were Barbra's idea! And, like Redford, I wore two, two, two bikini briefs to keep my manhood from plumping like a Ball Park frank in her presence.

by Anonymousreply 107January 29, 2023 9:03 PM

Mandy Patinkin said that on his first day on set for Yentl, Barbra warned him, "I can't wait to shoot your bare ass in all its glory, so don't even think of covering it up with bikini briefs!"

by Anonymousreply 108January 29, 2023 9:24 PM

Barbara was a sexual harasser of men?

by Anonymousreply 109January 29, 2023 9:58 PM

[Quote] Barbara was a sexual harasser of men?

She's just a woman in love.

by Anonymousreply 110January 29, 2023 10:15 PM

[quote][R90] Barbra?

No, Rose: they were referring to Lainie Kazan.

by Anonymousreply 111January 29, 2023 10:34 PM

R96, Redford had never seen a Streisand movie performance - that's why he didn't think she could handle the part. She was a "singer."

[quote]Redford has ginger undertones.

Redford is a REDHEAD who used massive amount of bleach to achieve his blond-godliness.

by Anonymousreply 112January 29, 2023 10:48 PM

R111 They could have been referring to Redford. Smartass.

by Anonymousreply 113January 29, 2023 11:09 PM


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by Anonymousreply 114January 29, 2023 11:11 PM

[quote]Lois Chiles was gorgeous. She should've had more screen time but you know Barbra wasn't having any of that.

Lois Chiles got the role because she was fucking Ray Stark and probably Sidney Pollack too. Fucking only gets you so far, dear ignorant one.

by Anonymousreply 115January 30, 2023 1:30 AM

Babs! You've arrived!

by Anonymousreply 116January 30, 2023 1:46 AM

r115 Barbra still wasn't going to give her any more screen time.

by Anonymousreply 117January 30, 2023 1:47 AM

[quote] Fucking only gets you so far, dear ignorant one.

This is one of the most faggotiest sentences I have ever read, anywhere. I imagine you dramatically flipped your scarf over your shoulder when you finished it.

by Anonymousreply 118January 30, 2023 1:49 AM

I wore two pairs of panties when I shared a bench with Melania.

by Anonymousreply 119January 30, 2023 1:51 AM

I'm not wearing any panties at all. Peekaboo!

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by Anonymousreply 120January 30, 2023 2:03 AM

Redford may have been concerned Babs could be interested in a work fling. I know it would have concerned me if in that position. I'm pretty sure it's an M.O. she was known for back in the day.

As for Redford being sexy, that was a period of time he looked his best. The doubled panties may have been a cover for being poorly equipped. He never struck me as having anything between his legs to write home about. I've looked and looked for any indication he has something fun happening down under. Anyone here have knowledge of how he's hung? Or not?

by Anonymousreply 121January 30, 2023 2:57 AM

Redford was at his best in light comic roles. He is perfection in Barefoot. I wonder if Mike Nichols spoon fed him his inflections and timing. God provided the rest. Otherwise in dramatic roles he has all the seriousness and weight of tissue paper. The talent simply isn't there.

by Anonymousreply 122January 30, 2023 3:17 AM

Jesus Christ, r120.

by Anonymousreply 123January 30, 2023 3:19 AM

Redford was also very sexy in The Great Waldo Pepper, The Candidate, The Sting and Little Fauss and Big Halsy.

by Anonymousreply 124January 30, 2023 3:23 AM

Lois Chiles was a stiff in the movie. She was better in Coma in her small part and then later in Broadcast News where she was funny.

by Anonymousreply 125January 30, 2023 3:24 AM

Where did I read while filming The Great Gatsby Chiles resented the fact she wasn't playing Daisy? At least despite being very beautiful she didn't get horrible plastic surgery.

by Anonymousreply 126January 30, 2023 3:36 AM

He could simply say “no,” R121

by Anonymousreply 127January 30, 2023 10:40 AM

Redford actually grew up poor and was in street gangs and got into fights. He dropped out of school and worked blue-collar jobs before he broke into acting. He's far from old money WASP as could be. He definitely had the looks of one though.

by Anonymousreply 128January 30, 2023 11:47 AM

That movie just dragged on. The only good thing was Bab's song.

by Anonymousreply 129January 30, 2023 11:57 AM

R129 = Marvin Hamlisch

by Anonymousreply 130January 30, 2023 12:04 PM

R102 Robert Redford!

by Anonymousreply 131January 30, 2023 12:28 PM

That's an awful song and Bab's looks ridiculous in those wigs. Her red wig in Dolly looks more natural. And when she's fighting for her causes she comes off as a total righteous phony more in love with her fingernails than social injustice.

Probably based on Laurents who gleefully made others miserable.

by Anonymousreply 132January 30, 2023 2:04 PM

She made TWWW interesting. Mainly because of her vanity.

by Anonymousreply 133January 30, 2023 2:06 PM

I love the thread where the OP claimed it was based on Laurents' relationship with Farley Granger. That was comical but made sense in context. I hope they remake it. Ugly Jewish gay activist gets hot gay WASP way of his league. Gay wish fulfillment tale.

by Anonymousreply 134January 30, 2023 3:33 PM

[quote]Anyone here have knowledge of how he's hung? Or not?

At the Datalounge, he's a whopper. In real life, I've heard he's short and bulky like the rest of him.

by Anonymousreply 135January 30, 2023 3:39 PM

[quote]I hope they remake it. Ugly Jewish gay activist gets hot gay WASP way of his league. Gay wish fulfillment tale.

They already did. It's called Bros.

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by Anonymousreply 136January 30, 2023 3:52 PM

R136 = Billy Eichner.

by Anonymousreply 137January 30, 2023 4:03 PM

r137 I can assure you I am not Billy Eichner, my post was not very positive.

by Anonymousreply 138January 30, 2023 4:05 PM

A joke r138.

by Anonymousreply 139January 30, 2023 4:05 PM

Untrue, R128. Are you confusing Redford with someone else? He comes from a middle class family, not poor or rich. Was a self described punk who would rob houses with his buddies, no "street gangs." Redford finished high school school and was then thrown out of college for drinking (as in too drunk to perform). Went to Paris to study art, landed in New York and studied acting.

by Anonymousreply 140January 30, 2023 4:15 PM

R140 That's his story. He claims to have grown up working class with a milkman father and lived in a working class Mexican neighborhood in Santa Monica. So he lied? Not surprised.

by Anonymousreply 141January 30, 2023 4:44 PM

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by Anonymousreply 142January 30, 2023 4:46 PM

Redford grew up poor in Santa Monica, where his dad was a milkman.

"We lived in a small house in what today would be called an ethnic neighborhood. It was during World War II, and no one thought about race or differences. We were all united to win the war.

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by Anonymousreply 143January 30, 2023 4:49 PM

[quote] Charles Robert Redford Jr. grew up in a working-class, mostly Hispanic neighborhood in Santa Monica, where his father worked as a milkman and later as an accountant.

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by Anonymousreply 144January 30, 2023 4:52 PM

"its' reputation"

Oh, dear, R18.

by Anonymousreply 145January 30, 2023 4:57 PM

Odd that Redford got into the University of Colorado if he dropped out of school, R128.

by Anonymousreply 146January 30, 2023 7:00 PM

He didn't grow up upper middle-class or rich. He said he didn't in multiple interviews and majority of articles repeat that he grew up poor in a blue-collar neighborhood. Working class can go to college and travel if they save money or make connections. There's really not much difference between working class and lower middle class besides a little bit more money saved in the bank. Plus he was goodlooking and white and that was a privilege. It's weird to lie about something like this. Many older Hollywood actors didn't come from money but their good looks and ability to create a persona tricked the public.

[Quote] “Bagger Vance,” Redford says, was a chance to get even more into visual storytelling, using single images that would carry a lot of story, like the comic strips he followed when he was a kid, growing up in Santa Monica, the son of a milkman.

[Quote] “That was one of the few entertainments I had,” Redford says. “Well, I had radio. But we were a pretty working, lower-class family where there wasn’t a lot. We were in a Mexican neighborhood. It was fairly grim. There were no class distinctions, because we wereunited by the war effort. These weren’t happy times; nobody had much. The library’s where I got into this mythology. But how the people came together was radio, or the funny papers. Sunday was a huge deal. You’d go racing for the funnies. Without knowing it, I was very connected to them.”

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by Anonymousreply 147January 30, 2023 7:55 PM

Redford also claims to be a natural blonde.

by Anonymousreply 148January 30, 2023 8:14 PM

Your point R148?

by Anonymousreply 149January 30, 2023 8:35 PM

According to the article he wore 2 jock straps.

by Anonymousreply 150January 30, 2023 8:38 PM

[quote]The library’s where I got into this mythology.

What is he talking about? Is he Wiccan?

by Anonymousreply 151January 30, 2023 9:39 PM

Per the 1940 US Census, Charles Redford (age 25) born Connecticut, Martha Redford (age 26) born Texas, Bobby Redford (age3) born California.

Living at 11729 Imperial Way, Los Angeles, CA

Per the 1950 US Census, Charles R Redford (age 35) born Rhode Island, Martha W Redford (age 35) born Texas, Charles R Redford Jr, (age 13) born California.

Living at 11381 Homedale, Los Angeles, CA

by Anonymousreply 152January 30, 2023 10:54 PM

Redford always had moles all over his face which cinematographers had to overcome. His face was a bumpy disaster IRL.

by Anonymousreply 153January 31, 2023 12:09 AM

Does anyone feel Katie getting into bed with the drunken Hubbell makes her a bit slutty? Is this something a woman would do or an Arthur Laurents gay man's behavior.

by Anonymousreply 154January 31, 2023 4:02 AM

Of course a woman would do that, R154. It’s not like she dropped to her knees - she wouldn’t do THAT.

by Anonymousreply 155January 31, 2023 12:08 PM

Bagger Vance was so crappy, from Will Smith’s cornball Magical Negro to Charlize and Matt’s godawful suthun accents. A pile of crap. It looked pretty, though…

by Anonymousreply 156January 31, 2023 12:58 PM

[quote]Redford always had moles all over his face which cinematographers had to overcome

Not to mention freckles - all over face and body

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by Anonymousreply 157January 31, 2023 3:54 PM

I was hanging out with some friends in New York (where I'm not from) a long time ago and they went to the Paramount offices while I had to go somewhere else to see another friend. When we met up they said they saw Redford in the Paramount building and the thing they talked about most was that he was was not very tall. I think from his movies they thought he was 6' 1" or something. I don't know his official height but they said he looked shorter than my height (5' 10.5").

by Anonymousreply 158January 31, 2023 4:12 PM

Your girl is lovely, Hubble.

by Anonymousreply 159January 31, 2023 4:31 PM

R158 —I stood next to him when he came to a film class to pontificate and I can verify that he’s short. I am 5’8” and I’d say he was about 5’5 tops.

And his skin was like old tanned leather, but pitted.

A pompous ass.

by Anonymousreply 160January 31, 2023 5:05 PM

He's 5'10", R160. You're being ridiculous.

Redford with original teeth, red hair and freckles.

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by Anonymousreply 161January 31, 2023 5:10 PM

R161 —Well when YOU met him, I guess he was wearing big lifts. You are pathetic.

by Anonymousreply 162January 31, 2023 5:13 PM

R25, the pill was made legal in 1965, many years before this movie, which came out in 1973.

by Anonymousreply 163January 31, 2023 5:45 PM

Wrong and wrong, R32.

by Anonymousreply 164January 31, 2023 5:47 PM

[quote]If you watch the love scene it's obvious Redford is wearing shorts in bed so I don't know why Redford stated he was naked.

La publicité!

by Anonymousreply 165January 31, 2023 5:53 PM

Why does no one mention my performance?

by Anonymousreply 166January 31, 2023 5:53 PM

R162 = defines himself as having stood next to Robert Redford

by Anonymousreply 167January 31, 2023 7:54 PM

Redford was sexy. Big deal he was redheaded and had moles and freckles. The queens on here have impossibly high standards.

by Anonymousreply 168January 31, 2023 8:07 PM

Sorry R165, I meant to say abortion became legal with Roe v Wade decided in January of 1973, not the Pill.

by Anonymousreply 169January 31, 2023 8:20 PM

R168, Redford was once good looking but almost always SEXLESS. There is a difference.

by Anonymousreply 170February 1, 2023 1:38 AM

Was his dick freckled? Did it have moles? Was his pubic hair red?

by Anonymousreply 171February 1, 2023 3:40 AM

In the pic @ r161 Redford looks like Bryan Adams. Prob they are the same height. AdAmams is about 5'7".

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by Anonymousreply 172February 1, 2023 5:01 AM

R170 How? That sounds more like Beatty to me. I think DLers are just jelly of Mr. Redford and try to find ways to belittle him.

by Anonymousreply 173February 1, 2023 9:13 AM

Redford in Little Fauss and Big Halsy is sex on legs. That movie made me hard throughout because Redford is shirtless and sweaty in tight jeans in majority of the scenes he's in. That hairy chest and tight body and ass, I'd love to lick it all and eat his ass. Who gives a shit he's 5'8 unless you're total bottom? He completely sexualized himself and offered his body to be gazed at. That nonchalant sexual attitude is sexy to me. I wonder if he let Paul Newman suck his dick when they worked together twice.

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by Anonymousreply 174February 1, 2023 9:50 AM

R174, that movie is one of the few where Redford has a pulse. And, no, I’m not “jelly” of him.

by Anonymousreply 175February 1, 2023 10:43 AM

When I was very young and very horny I found Redford to be very handsome but completely sexless. He never turned me on. I don't know exactly. You would think his appeal would be obvious. I found other men who had nowhere near his good looks to be hot.

by Anonymousreply 176February 1, 2023 1:34 PM

I just re-watched All the Presidents Men. It was/is such an important movie. They are both so good in it. But I remember reading that there were problems with the producer and Redford had to get involved, just to get it finished.

by Anonymousreply 177February 1, 2023 3:30 PM

All the Presidents Men inspired me to have a brief but very rewarding career as a photojournalist, r177.

by Anonymousreply 178February 1, 2023 3:52 PM

Redford's company produced All the President's Men, R177.

by Anonymousreply 179February 1, 2023 3:54 PM

R173 —“just jelly”? How old are you? You sound like you belong on the short bus.

by Anonymousreply 180February 1, 2023 4:19 PM

AND, R173, what the fuck is this "MR" Redford? Are you four?

by Anonymousreply 181February 1, 2023 4:33 PM

The queens on here getting their stinky britches in a bunch.

by Anonymousreply 182February 1, 2023 7:33 PM

R182 = Robert Redford's 20 years younger German wife

by Anonymousreply 183February 1, 2023 11:30 PM
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