Eva Marie Saint played a nurse to Paul Newman's Jewish
militant in the 1960 film, "Exodus." Five years earlier the two had
acted together on TV in a musical adaptation of Thornton Wilder's "Our
Saint told Rocca it was true that director Otto Preminger
took her in his arms to show Paul Newman how she should be kissed. "Can you believe that?" she
laughed. "There's Mr. Blue Eyes. We
know what to do, right? 'No, let me show you!'
And he lies down on the grass next to me and takes me in his arms. And
I'm looking at Paul, you know. It was very funny, but we made believe that he
showed us. Yeah, he showed Paul Newman
how to make love to the nurse!"
"I don't mean to be trivial about it," said Rocca,
"but you made out with a lot of famous leading men in your career, like
Brando and Cary Grant and Paul Newman and Yves Montand."
"On screen, you mean!" Saint said. "Well, why