Why Elliott Gould believed Robert Blake was perfect fit for co-star role

“I designed Baretta as my ideal self,” Blake, who played the title character in the hit ‘70s TV series, told ABC 20/20. “But people thought that was me, and…it wasn't true.”
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Some of them believes that I made. Have been. Would I consider. Just phone. Lower. The vehicle was a big store whose giants. Elliott school was you hated me of the early seventies star he was that alienated me. And they didn't have a job. And Elliot Gould couldn't make this movie cool boasting about two cups. And Robert Blake heartfelt. A lot more experience than me and I thought. He would be a great partner for me is specially in the world that we were going to inhabit. Elliott said alone probably. Because I was his opposite. I would cured I was Italian. He was funny and I could play all of his humor. And he loved improvised. I loved in Brookline there was a scene will we both get beat up. I mean really beat up and knows which pushed up vehicles sit in the co opus. You can we really get smashed up. Citizen. Yes by the many natives almost. Banco. That's what was.

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