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Helena Bonham Carter read books on prostitution to prepare for her role in 'The Lone Ranger'. The 'Les Miserables' actress plays a prosthetic leg-wearing working girl in the western film - which stars Armie Hammer in the title role and Johnny Depp as his sidekick Tonto - and she studied the illicit trade to research her part. Speaking to Bang Showbiz at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards at the Mayfair Hotel on Sunday night (20.01.13), she said: 'I play a peg-legged whore ... a madam. Inside my peg-leg, I got a gun. That was really good fun. That was the best prop I've ever had.' When quizzed how she prepared for the role, the 46-year-old star earned laughs by »

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