So regrettable did he deem his performance that Newman took out a full page ad in Variety -- in which he apologized to movie goers and offered to refund their money.
[Fortunately his next role, as boxer Rocky Graziano, was a considerable success, drawing raves from the critics. It's apt title? Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956).]
[Newman was the visual inspiration for the original illustrations of the Green Lantern.]