Produced a pilot for a proposed detective series for Desilu called "Personal Report" starring Wayne Morris
and Mike Connors
2 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
Lee T. Sholem
Did You Know?
[on Lex Barker
] He was an egomaniac--I mean REALLY an egomaniac. He had a birthday while we were shooting one of those "Tarzan" pictures, and the crew got together and purchased a great big mirror for him . . . He was a real egotist, and that's about as much as I can say for Lex.
Sholem tells the story of how, in the late 1940s, Sol Lesser
, who was producing the "Tarzan" films--which Sholem was directing--was looking for a new Jane. Sholem found a young, attractive blonde actress who he thought would be good for the part, but Lesser nixed her. Sholem had her read for Lesser a total of eight times, but Lesser kept turning her down, saying she was all wrong, and eventually ...
"Roll 'Em" Sholem