Re: 'Jaws' Author Peter Benchley Dies at 65 (2/12)
Originally Posted by westofyou
Only happened because the darn thing didn't work through most of the film, it was orginally supposed to have more schark than it did. Instead it took a Hitchcockian turn by masking the hooror in intrique.
also led to Speilberg filming more from the shark's point of view. Probably my all-time favorite movie. Benchley makes a cameo as a reporter on the beach and rumor has it that he was thrown off the set after objecting to the movie's ending
More often than not, when someone is telling me a story all I can think about is that I can't wait for them to finish so that I can tell my own story that's not only better, but also more directly involves me.