Edward G. Robinson told Samuel Goldwyn that his studio was going to make Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice and that they wanted him to play Shylock. Did Goldwyn think he ought to accept the part? Goldwyn’s response: “Screw ’em—tell ’em you’ll only play the Merchant.”

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