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Movies: Cliff Robertson to Star in "PT-109"

Apr. 9, 1962 - Cliff Robertson will portray John F. Kennedy in “PT-109,” the movie version of the President’s exploits as a Navy officer during World War II in the South Pacific. Mr. Robertson was chosen for the role of Lieutenant Kennedy by Jack L. Warner and Bryan Foy, producer, with the approval of the White House. Filming is scheduled to begin this spring on location in Florida, San Diego, and at the Warner Brothers Studio. Mr. Robertson, who is 36, is a native of La Jolla. During the war, he was a Merchant Marine officer. He made his film debut in “Picnic” (1955), directed by Joshua Logan.


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