Why Disney’s Pollyanna couldn’t be Kubrick’s Lolita

BY LOUIS BAYARD
BOOK WORLD


By Hayley Mills’s reckoning, it was the “role that got away.” At the age of 14, the British actress was approached by Stanley Kubrick to star in the film version of “Lolita.” “I could see it was a good part,” she recalls. She even saw a bit of her...

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