[ilds] Kate and Potboilers

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Wed Oct 24 14:04:06 PDT 2007


More interesting than Antrobus -- now, what was that bit of soft-porn Kate Blanchette starred in?


Bruce


-----Original Message-----
>From: Marc Piel <marcpiel at interdesign.fr>
>Sent: Oct 24, 2007 1:46 PM
>To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>Subject: Re: [ilds] Potboilers
>
>Good for you mate!!!
>
>Denise Tart & David Green wrote:
>
>> In 1957 or ,58 Baltazar sold 7,000 copies in a month; a better potboiler 
>> n'est pas than Espirit de Corps and we would all say a better book - but 
>> then Durrell was gold at this time.
>>  
>> regarding the ownership of authors, I would say that actors fit into 
>> this theme as well. We clap approvingly when Kate Blanchette does a 
>> worthy film about 'the big issues' but cringe when she turns up in a c- 
>> grade porn movie and we are not convinced when she says "Oh well, I was 
>> curious about this genre and..mmm It was easy work for the money".
>>  
>> When I was freelancing, I would labour over features and articles for 
>> quality magazines only to be paid a pittance and then get $1000.00 for a 
>> half made up tacky story for a low brow bits and bum mag like People or 
>> Aussie Post, now defunct. Same author, different paycheck.
>>  
>> DG
>>  
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