|Variety, Sept. 18, 1974|
At this time Caan was on everyone's short-list of leading men, so it's hard to know how seriously he considered the part. Ultimately, Caan never played Houdini and Stark never made his Houdini film. But it's always fun to think about what might have been!
You can read James Caan's obituary at Deadline Hollywood.
RIP James. He was a bad don...ReplyDelete
Interesting that the news article notes the film could draw from the writings of William Lindsay Gresham.ReplyDelete
At the time there was a competing Houdini project at Paramount which held the rights to the Kellock book. So this project, at Columbia, claimed Gresham.Delete