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Donald Sutherland

Donald Sutherland

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First broadcast: Sun 18 Jun 2000

Hollywood film star

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is Donald Sutherland. He has acted in 104 films, including such classics as MASH, Don't Look Now and JFK. Tall and lanky as a child, he was called 'Goofus' or 'Dumbo' because of his big ears. However, it was those ears that caught the attention of the director of The Dirty Dozen and thus his film career was launched.

Now appearing on the British stage for the first time in 36 years, he chooses eight records to take to the mythical desert island.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Choices

Peggy Lee

1.

Peggy Lee

The Best Is Yet To Come

Performer: Peggy Lee

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

2.

Castaway's favourite

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Horn Concerto No. 4 In E flat major

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Others who chose this artist

Patsy Cline

3.

Patsy Cline

Sweet Dreams

Performer: Patsy Cline

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Johann Sebastian Bach

4.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Goldberg variations

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

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The Beatles

5.

The Beatles

The Ballad of John and Yoko

Performer: The Beatles

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Dave Brubeck

6.

Dave Brubeck

Take Five

Performer: Dave Brubeck

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Janis Joplin

7.

Janis Joplin

Me and Bobby McGee

Performer: Janis Joplin

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Diane Dufresne

8.

Diane Dufresne

J'ai recontre l'homme de ma vie

Performer: Diane Dufresne

Others who chose this artist

Book

Distant Mirror by Barbara Tuckman

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Case of really good vintage wine

Others who chose a similar luxury

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