Oscar Nominee Bested by Shatner?

Shatner on Christopher Plummer; watch "Before They Were Famous," Wed., Feb. 22.
1:15 | 02/17/12

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From the first day as I remembered I was assigned the job understood. And this was repertory. That Stratford Ontario. And so that meant that you rehearsed a play. This in this case. Who opened and immediately the next day started rehearsals for another. So Chris is playing under the and he opens and then broke it. Yes he's great notices. The company gets great rooms in the -- and six days desired route six days and Crist gets -- I'm told. That Chris is -- can I go on -- understudy. In my experiences ever go before -- -- you know I'm assurances -- go on but not my experience. Especially and other Stratford. We're you gonna die before you -- some bills play the role so my impressions Chris was and in some manner and I'm told go wrong. And actually go -- I don't even all the names of the actors -- that there and I go up. In some Callaway so I'm. Some success. Good Chris immediately come back. Let the next day and and that's the story.

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