Comments: 394 • Responses: 18 • Date: 2012-12-17 15:25:11 UTC
harryfielder7 karma2012-12-18 17:46:52 UTC
To me, it was a job of going to work every day and enjoying the days. After a couple of years, and i understood the business, assistant directors and directors would ask me to do a line or two, which i found easy, after being a singer in a band for 8 years. I'm glad i did this with my life rather than working in an office 9-5 for a lifetime. Thank you.
On treating extras - i was never treated badly, being an equity member, but i did see some guys thrown off the set for not taking the job serious enough.
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harryfielder5 karma2012-12-18 17:54:49 UTC
Best memories were the years with Tom Baker. All the Whos were done light heartedly, there was nothing serious about it and we had some great laughs. I met Patrick Troughton at Lime Grove studios, Jon Pertwee (BBC centre), Tom Baker (many episodes) and Peter Davidson. They were all nice to work with.
Here are my Doctor Who credits...
Another day,, Another dollar.....
"Doctor Who" (13 episodes )
1.The Enemy of the World: Episode 1 (23 December 1967) - Central European Guard (uncredited)
2.The Wheel in Space: Episode 1 (27 April 1968) - Wheel Crewmember (uncredited)
3.The Wheel in Space: Episode 2 (4 May 1968) - Wheel Crewmember (uncredited)
4.Revenge of the Cybermen: Part One (19 April 1975) - Vogan (uncredited)
5.The Seeds of Doom: Part Three (14 February 1976) - Guard (uncredited)
6.The Seeds of Doom: Part Four (21 February 1976) - Guard
7.The Deadly Assassin: Part One (30 October 1976) - Guard (uncredited)
8.The Face of Evil: Part One (1 January 1977) - Second Assassin (uncredited)
9.The Invisible Enemy: Part One (1 October 1977) - Titan Base Crewman (uncredited)
10.The Ribos Operation: Part Three (16 September 1978) - Levithian Guard (uncredited)
11.The Armageddon Factor: Part Two (27 January 1979) - Guard
12.Meglos: Part One (27 September 1980) - Tigellan (uncredited)
13.Castrovalva: Part 1 (4 January 1982) - Security Guard (uncredited)
harryfielder4 karma2012-12-18 17:56:33 UTC
On the film Macvicar, the director Tom Clegg told me to tell Adam Faith to 'fuck off' in the scene. He didn't know it was coming so his reaction in the film is genuine. And Tom Clegg told me to keep swearing for the next two weeks. Fun days...
harryfielder2 karma2012-12-18 18:51:45 UTC
Never kiss and tell...thats all...
harryfielder2 karma2012-12-18 17:58:13 UTC
I update myself but others also help. If i get a credit for a part it gets automatically put on there.
My favourite credit is 'Market Porter' while working on Hitchcock's 'Frenzy'. To work with the master was wonderful...
harryfielder2 karma2012-12-19 07:27:01 UTC
Never did Star Trek... Only worked in the UK..
harryfielder2 karma2012-12-18 18:02:23 UTC
When i started, it was £3 a day, and if you did 5 days a week you'd get £15. Our average working wage was £12 back in the 60s. But it was good going on something new everday and we didn't get bored.
I've always been a union member and i still keep my equity card because of repeat fees. I still get the odd amount every so often...
harryfielder2 karma2012-12-18 18:03:59 UTC
Working with the Master, Alfred Hitchcock, on 'Frenzy'. I spent two or three weeks on the film and i used to watch him at work. I never watched the actors much because i was more interested in what he was doing. And on my web page, i tell of nearly bumping into him in the 1940s in Islington...
harryfielder2 karma2012-12-18 18:12:04 UTC
I never worked in Hollywood, only in England, but met many wonderful English actressess. See my webpages for a whole list of credits...
harryfielder2 karma2012-12-19 15:52:38 UTC
Never got to Hollywood,, only worked in the UK.. But met many great Hollywood actors/s.. It's all on my web biog..
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