Stewart Granger was indeed born James Lablanche Stewart.
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Subject: Re: Hitchcockian ambiguity: ROPE, THE LODGER, SABOTEUR, UNDER CAPRICORN, et al.
> >>You are confusing Stewart Granger with Farley Granger. It was Farley who
> >>appeared in Rope opposite John Dall. Although I think Stewart would have
> >>rather hot in it.
> a rather more interesting "error" than might
> at first appear . . . for i believe that the actor
> who went by the name of stewart granger was
> in fact named james stewart but was unable to
> use his own name because it was, as we all know,
> already "taken" so to speak . . . and of course the
> other james stewart plays opposite farley granger
> in ROPE, giving the film a portmanteau "stewart
> granger" and making leo right in a joycean kind
> of way
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