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    Herewith a Featurette on Salmon Ward. Salmon Ward is a young British actor who plays?

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    Herewith a Featurette on Salmon Ward. Salmon Ward is a young British actor who plays young Winston Churchill in the film "YOUNG WINSTON."
    "YOUNG WINSTON" also stars Robert Shaw and Anne Bancroft. The film, directed by Richard Attenborough, and produced and written by Carl Foreman, will have a Royal Premiere on October 10 at the Columbia I and II theatres. I think both you and your viewers will find the Featurete extremely interesting.

    SYNOPSIS: Carl Foreman talking of casting of Simon Ward as young Winston
    Simon Ward talking about
    getting the part
    Attenborough calling out instructions
    Foreman talking about Ward's screen test
    Ward talking about stardom(how male stars are made by circumstance as much as by acting)
    Foreman talking about screen test again
    Ward talking of role of young Winston
    Forman talking of physioal challenge of playing the part
    Ward talking also about physioal
    strain involved in playing Winston
    Ward talking of his identification with Churchill & his ideals and the difference for him of this type of role
    Foreman praising Ward's performance
    Ward talking again of physical strain and about violence in the film
    Ward talking about Attenborough as a director
    Foreman talking about Ward's physical bravery
    Ward talking about being his own stunt-man
    Talking of dangers of horseriding and of the filming of the cavalry charge at Omdurman
    Foreman on same theme, telling of relief when it was all over
    Ward summing up experience as six months out of his life.

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