Mr. Dingle the Strong by Ed Montalvo

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Don Rickles taunts Burgess Meredith in “Mr. Dingle the Strong”. I watched the episode and took pictures using a tripod of the paused DVD. I considered some shots where Don was arguing, but he looked too mean. Ultimately I decided that I wanted one where Don was smiling and Burgess’ face was visible.

I selected the shot seconds before Mr. Dingle smashes Don’s cigar in his face, and I omitted the other actors that were in the background of this shot. I hid an "Ed" on Don’s arm, his chest, and a faint one in Burgess’ hat.  Don returned my portrait signed quickly, and sent me a great personalized photo. He also returned all of the money I sent him. Great guy.