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How did actor tell his dialogue without seeing it?

Because Hobie Doyle was totally unprepared for the shoot. You have to remember two things: Hobbie is not used to this kind of film at all. His usual movie is a "singing Western" - this is the first "...
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What was the name of Baird Whitlock's character in the meta-movie in Hail, Caesar?

Autolycus Antoninus From IMDB: O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) In "Hail, Caesar: A Tale of the Christ" Baird Whitlock (George Clooney) plays Autolycus Antoninus. In the Coen Brothers' earlier ...
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In "Hail Caesar," how does Mannix figure out who kidnapped Baird Whitlock

Hobie Doyle gave him the first clue -- look at the extras. You never know what an extra is thinking. They found an extra on the set of the party at Septimius Severus that 'seemed nervous.' The extra ...
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Drawing room romance parody in "Hail, Caesar!"

Clarisse Loughrey of The Independent points towards Private Lives (1931) as a possible referent for Merrily We Dance, but notes that it really seems like more of a composite of several different ...
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