Everyone is very excited about Clint Eastwood’s “Jersey Boys” adaptation opening June 25th. Eastwood taking on the music of the Four Seasons? Well, Clint writes jazz scores. But has he ever sung in a movie? The answer is Yes, and Eastwood sends up his
warbling from the 1969 movie musical “Paint Your Wagon” in “Jersey Boys.” (It turns out it’s from “Rawhide” on TV circa 1963.)
Last night at a junket screening, “Jersey Boys” went through the roof. “The audience loved it,” says a spy. “It takes about 10 minutes to get going, and then it’s wonderful.”
In one scene, a television is playing in the background. It’s the early 60s. It’s a little inside joke, but it shows the usually dour Eastwood has a good sense of humor about himself.
Here’s Clint from “Rawhide.” Kids, don’t try this at home: