Another Giant Leaves the Stage

LOS ANGELES — Sydney Pollack, a Hollywood mainstay as director, producer and sometime actor whose star-laden movies like “The Way We Were,” “Tootsie” and “Out of Africa” were among the most successful of the 1970s and ’80s, died on Monday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 73 - New York Times

Any Synchromysticism buff will know Pollack for his role in Eyes Wide Shut, but he'll live forever in my mind for Three Days of the Condor alone.

Note this trailer features the Twin Towers- and a helicopter.


  1. Who was it he replaced again, in EWS? There was someone else originally going to do that role.

  2. Indeed it was. Harvey Keitel was originally cast to play Victor Ziegler, but was forced to bow out due to scheduling problems and was replaced by Sydney Pollack. Great film too.