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Paula Prentiss

Actor

“One day during shooting [What’s New Pussycat (1965)], I just climbed up the ropes to the catwalk and started walking the beams. Very loudly and clearly I called down to everyone on the set, ’I’m going to jump.’ A French technician grabbed me, and there I was, hanging by one arm.”
Paula Prentiss