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Linda Gray claims leg on The Graduate poster

1 February 2013 5:01 AM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Future Dallas star who began career as a model was paid $25 to act as body double for unavailable Bancroft

As stories go, this one has legs: 46 years after The Graduate was released, Dallas star Linda Gray has claimed the famous pin on the poster as her own, rather than either of those attached to the film's star, Anne Bancroft.

The poster for The Graduate, framed within a peephole, shows a woman rolling on a stocking under the watchful gaze of a barefoot Dustin Hoffman. All that can be seen of her is an arm, a leg and a hand. But the lady to whom these limbs were presumed to belong was apparently unavailable for poster-posing duties.

"I think she was absent that day," said Gray. "I got paid $25. For one leg, that was good."

Gray made the revelations on Anderson Cooper's chat show, where she was speaking about the »

- Catherine Shoard

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