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THE tantalising extract from Sue Milliken’s book Selective Memory: A
Life in Film (‘‘The Producers’’, September 7-8) promises a bumper read for movie buffs.
How amusing it is to reprise the quoted comment of Howard Koch Jr, ‘‘We’re never going to approve Nicole Kidman, we want an American in the role’’, secure in the knowledge that the seasoned actor is portraying a polished American socialite in her latest film, Stoker.
Gone, too, are the days when the acclaimed Meryl Streep was chosen for the role of Lindy Chamberlain in Evil
Angels, in preference to an Australian actor who would not have required voice lessons to play the part.