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[on John Wayne
] I gave him a piece of material that I thought had potential for us to do as a younger guy and an older guy. He wrote me back critical of it. He had seen High Plains Drifter
(1973), and he didn't think that represented Americana like She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
(1949) and other John Ford
westerns. I never answered him.
One afternoon in the early 1970s, Eastwood and Paul E. Lippman
were walking around San Francisco when a random woman on the street (who happened to be of short stature) sniffed, "Oh, you're Clint Eastwood
. . . I hear you're a bum lay!" Clint, very stunned and at a total loss for words, stretched his neck muscles mightily, as he always did when stuck for a quick response, then finally managed, "...
Recurring pattern of his characters is having an unloaded gun or one that misfires.