People, Apr. 5, 1976

Actor George Segal plays a mean banjo, as he demonstrated last week at a party for his new film, The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox. Trouble is, he doesn't gamble, shoot or ride horses, skills he needed for his part as a shady-dealing frontier cardsharp in the movie. So last year, while George was on location with the film in Colorado, the studio recruited a professional cardsharp from Las Vegas to teach him how to cut the deck, and some genuine cowboys to school him in horseplay. He seemed a natural for the saddle;...