In 1958 he starred in an unsold pilot called "Chicago Beat", about a plainclothes detective with the knack for solving baffling crimes.
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I remember the uniform of flesh, not the clothing. I remember the men. The war effort, at that time, was a condoned worldwide effort for peace and freedom. But uniforms, even then, seemed to take identity away from the individual. It's the mentality of the uniform that I don't like; I attack the uniform as a symbol of that mentality. I feel the same way about the police mentality, but instead of ...
Marvin was a close friend of Robert Ryan
, and they did several films together, and both served in the Marine Corps in World War Two. The pair were set to star in The Wild Bunch
(1969), but Marvin had several heated arguments with director Sam Peckinpah
and left the project. Ryan was no fan of Peckinpah either, but stayed on the film. He and Marvin were favorites of maverick director Samuel Fuller
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