I am a big Clint Eastwood fan. So needless to say, I was taken aback when I fell upon this shocking video. Well, not shocking really. Just strange in retrospect. The story is that he was signed to one of the “big studios” back in the day when actors were exclusive to one or the other. But seriously, a musical western?
What I find the most fascinating about what this clip represents is how atrocious and just plain horrible he is and yet, he prevailed amazingly in Hollywood doing something completely different – namely being a snarky, clever speaking tough guy. I mean if we were sitting in the viewing room at the time and someone wanted to bet us that he would become a BIG star someday, we would have lost money.
Oh the fact that he is amazingly good-looking couldn’t have hurt. Come to think of it that’s probably why he prevailed. But, still a lesson none the less. Persevere, change-up your game plan oh, and try to always look as good as possible.