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Rouben, Rouben

January 26, 1986

Champlin erred in calling one of Mamoulian's landmark films "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" with Spencer Tracy. Fredric March starred in Mamoulian's version and won the Best Actor Oscar (tied with Wallace Beery) for his performance.

Spencer Tracy played Jekyll and Hyde in a later version directed by Victor Fleming. Asked once what advice he would give to aspiring actors, Tracy said they should never play Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

ROBERT E. MORSBERGER

Claremont

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