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This commentary is only available on the Criterion Collection of Charade.
Commentaries on this disc:
Director Stanley Donen and screenwriter Peter Stone
Rating:7.5/10 (10 votes) [
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Reviewed by Blunt on June 7th, 2004
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Donen and Stone have a great rapport and their good-hearted bickering throughout this commentary is both endearing and amusing. The recollections of these two Hollywood stalwarts on luminaries like Grant and Hepburn are priceless. A great track.
Reviewed by The Cubist on September 16th, 2005
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This is a spirited, entertaining conversation between the two men. Stone mentions that he wrote the screenplay with Grant and Hepburn in mind and gave it to Donen, figuring that he could get the stars to do the movie. It is readily apparent that these guys have remained good friends over the years in the way they joke and correct each other over certain anecdotes. They talk very knowledgably about their experiences on the movie and recount all sorts of stories that makes you feel like you are really sitting with these guys over a couple of drinks, watching their movie.
Reviewed by cboy on March 29th, 2006
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It's a great commentary by some old pros who should know. The bickering gets a bit annoying at times, but still it's very informative and entertaining.
Reviewed by AZtoCA on January 27th, 2008
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Nice to hear in the ear
talk about going to get a hair cut with " Cary GRant"
also about how Cary Grant wears "cheap suits"
overall nice to hear how the old folks do it
8 out of 10
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