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Zorba the Greek

Zorba the Greek(1964)

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  • Anthony Quinn had a broken foot during filming, and thus couldn't perform the dance on the beach as scripted, which called for much leaping around. Instead, he did a slow shuffle. Director Michael Cacoyannis asked Quinn what the dance was, and Quinn made up a name and claimed it was traditional.
  • the disgruntled boy who writes down the illiterate Zorba's thoughts for him.

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