According to a new book The Munsters: A Trip Down Mockingbird Lane (Back Stage Books), actress Yvonne DeCarlo often visited Brando on movie sets fully decked out as Lily in order to chat about her makeup and characterization.
On one occasion, she hid in a confessional during one of his scenes as a joke.
When Brando saw her, he fell off his stool and pretended to walk off the set but she insists that he loved it.
Although DeCarlo was chummy with Brando, she wasnt as nice to Pat Priest, who replaced Beth Owen as Marilyn Munster mid-season.
According to Priest, DeCarlo cornered her and told her Theres one thing I want you to know young lady. Dont you ever upstage me! Apparently, the director had told Priest to step forward in a scene.
Despite acting like a witch on that occasion, DeCarlo and Priest later became close friends.
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