Actors: The Graven Image

About the only decorous thing that Charlton Heston can do now is to retire until Hollywood is ready to film The Lyndon Johnson Story. In two decades in movies and theater, the 41-year-old actor has played just about every other notable, including Moses, John the Baptist, Ben-Hur, El Cid, Macbeth, Michelangelo, Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, as well as the off-camera voices of Franklin D. Roosevelt and God. Of course, the studios would never let him retire. He is, in the trade term, one of the most "bankable" box-office stars going.


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