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Simon Says – Issue 3 – Part 5 of 5



Spotlight on Simon – Part III

LP: Tell us about your movie Riddle of The Sands.

SM: Yes, it’s a film I made in 1977 with Michael York and Jenny Agutter.

 

LP: Tell us about that character

SM: He’s one of my favourite characters, a guycalled Arthur Davies.  He’s from a book, a classic novel written in 1901 by an Irishman called Erskine Childers.  The story basically is about Arthur, who goes sailing around the Friesian Islands just off the north coast of Germany, and while he is there he comes upon some strange goings on and discovers that there is a plot to invade England by the Kaiser, which flat bottom boats coming over to the east coast.  He calls his friend from the foreign office who is a guy called Carouthers, played by Michael York, and between us we go about finding out what is going on and we actually manage to stop it.

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Simon Says – Issue 3 – Part 4 of 5



Bloopers and Giggles

There have been several times during Simon’s career when, while making a movie or TV show, there have been out-takes (bloopers) or occasions in which Simon and the other actors burst into uncontrollable laughter.  Simon has consented to share a few with us.  If you enjoy reading about these, please encourage him to tell us more.


The first is a blooper, the second an uncontrollable giggle.  Both are from Riddle of The Sands.

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Simon Says – Issue 3 – Part 3 of 5



Manimal to Become A Series

Congratulations to Simon.  His pilot movie, Manimal, was picked up by NBC to become a regular fall series.  He is signed to do thirteen episodes (12 plus the pilot), which will air in the former Knight Rider time slot on Friday nights.  Michael Knight and Kit are moving to Sunday nights.  We wish Simon much success with his very own TV series.

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Simon Says – Issue 3 – Part 2 of 5



A Visit To Jaws 3D Set

By Tisha Shelden (as told to Lonna Poland)

Ed note: One of our members, Tisha Shelden, who lives near Orlando, Florida where Jaws 3D was filming, was able to spend some time on the movie set.  She has consented to share her adventures with the club.  Thanks, Tisha

Arriving on the set at 6:00 am, I was impressed at how incredibly cheerful and friendly everyone was.  Everyone said hello to Simon and cast and crew alike seemed to like him.

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Simon Says – Issue 3 – Part 1 of 5



July 22, 1983  marks the addition of a new dimension to Simon’s career – the third dimension, and watching Simon in 3D promises to be a whole new, exciting experience for all of us.  With this issue we welcome the advent of Jaws 3D to movie screens everywhere and also add our sincere hope for its success at the box office.

 

In the following pages we will take a visit to the Jaws set, exploring behind-the-scenes movies-making techniques, receive advice on how to best enjoy viewing a 3D movie, and sit with Simon once more as he answers questions about his career.  So without further delay we introduce our special feature: (See issue 3 part 2 for the feature)

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