Cinema: The Roosevelt Story

After the death of Franklin Roosevelt in 1945, Eleanor Roosevelt said she would have to wait a while before deciding who, if anyone, should put the President's life story on film. Last week she picked the man: Producer Stanley Kramer, who had become one of Mrs. Roosevelt's favorites with movies like The Men and Cyrano de Bergerac. When production begins in another two years or so, Mrs. Roosevelt will advise on the screen play and share in the proceeds. Likeliest scripter: Roosevelt Biographer Robert Sherwood.


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