as a Mexican.
A strange creature Heston, not very good actor in some very memorable films that seemed to be either god botherers or sci-fi environmentalist jobs with cracking endings…
…or some downright garbage.
Then there’s all that politics malarkey, one minute left wing causes next right wing – you think they’ve got that gun from his cold dead hand by now?
With Richard Widmark – one of the greatest villainous sneers ever as Tommy Udo in “Kiss Of Death” – dying last month and Chuck now there’s very few of the huge Hollywood names of that era left. Can only think of Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis being still around.