My Questions and Comments
Mr. Jones in WHITE!
Mr. Jones took some time in between
filming days of “Fighting Tommy Reilly” to allow me to interview him.
Thank YOU, Mr.
I remember when I got out to the set it was very sunny, but the last
day of shooting they had a blizzard. Everybody was waiting to finish a
it was going overtime on Friday night. Sleet, snow and all that stuff.
I remember liking the part, a lot. I was working with one of the
a Dark Haired Girl. [Catherine
There was a scene in the jail, I was eating a steak and made some
comment about the quality of the steak. I was playing a drunken lawyer
that had been practically disbarred, but he comes around and
practically saves the day.
For Mr. Jones, 'The Young Riders' was not
only his first Western, but also his last. What is the difference
between the two?
In this case, there wasn't much difference, except you wear a lot of
wool... and it's generally pretty grimy..other than that, there are
horses running by.. or a buggy or something like that. A lot of accents.
When did you get the script? How far in
If it's a weekly show, sometimes it's just a couple days.. but to seven
to ten days... that's generally about the time you have for one of
The actors were great. I was having trouble with one scene and they
were great, [they] hung in there with me and we finally got the scene
done. I thought it all came off very well. I was very pleased
with that character and the scenes.
|First Three Photos: Ben and Sam sharing a
'comfort'... cold tea...
Four through Six: Ben working on Sam's case.
Seven: Fresh from talking to Doris (Catherine Gilman) Ben ponders what
do without a witness.