Sunday, October 27, 2013

Robert Klara's "The Hidden White House," the movie

Now showing at My Book, The Movie: The Hidden White House: Harry Truman and the Reconstruction of America's Most Famous Residence by Robert Klara.

The entry begins:
If they make my book into a film (and if they do, sweethearts, you’ll all be invited aboard my steam yacht), the casting director is in for a monstrous time: It took many, many people to rebuild the White House, and many of them are recurring characters in my book. So we’ll stick with the top few. I won’t let mortality get in my way nor, as you will note, will I let probable lack of financing do the same.

President Harry Truman should be played by the late Harry Morgan. Best known as Col. Potter in the M*A*S*H TV series, Morgan actually did play Truman—with uncanny brilliance—in the 1979 miniseries Backstairs at the White House. So I’d simply like a return engagement.

I would love to see what Meryl Streep could do with the role of...[read on]
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My Book, The Movie: The Hidden White House.

--Marshal Zeringue