Screen International – 8th to 15th August 1981
Sunday, August 2nd, 1981
Because he had liked MacCorkindale’s work in “Death on the Nile”, wherein the actor played the killer, Chase had him flown in from England, just for the few days’ shooting.
The day we visited the set, MacCorkindale was manacled, stretched out. The shot was just an insert — a sword cutting him loose, and the camera wouldn’t even see his wrists, but the actor insisted on being locked in his chains — “for realism”, he said. Chase nodded in agreement.