More Info The Set-Up

"The only interest Howard Hughes (who had just purchased RKO) had at all in the film was who was to play the leading lady...he sent lists of all the models, all the sexpots in town. I don't think he ever read the script...We were getting desperate, shooting was to start in two or three days. Finally, on one of the lists we found Audrey Totter. I think she did an excellent job."*

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Audrey Totter, Leonard Maltin, and Wise at a screening of "The Set-Up" at Cinecon 31 in September 1995.

Praise for "The Set-Up"


1. Robert Wise On His Films, p. 92

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