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Another great one gone -- Peter Ustinov, RIP

by Dave Konkel [Moderator] / March 28, 2004 9:17 PM PST
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He used to be known over here as the only man ...
by Mosonnow / March 28, 2004 11:23 PM PST

who could read from the Yellow Pages telephone book as if it were a dramatic rendering - which he once did with great expertise.

A man of very many talents - and apparently a nice guy to boot.


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Re: Peter Ustinov, RIP -- his early report card
by Dave Konkel [Moderator] / April 4, 2004 12:47 PM PDT

Hi, All.

CBS Sunday Morning paid tribute to him this mornign by playing a piece of a Person to Person interview (God, TV used to be so much better!) in which Ustinov told of an early letter sent to his parents from his English public school. "He shows great originality," the letter said, "which must be curbed at all costs."

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