is Dirty Mary, an earthy character in a film called Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry. Peter Fonda is Larry, a steel-nerved stock car racer turned outlaw. Mary goes along for the ride with Larry in more ways than one.
Does it seem odd to east an English girl as an American chick?
‘Why should it?’ says Susan. ‘I’ve had a lot of acting experience, 14 films and dozens of TV shows. I should be able to play an American. I’m used to acting with Americans anyway. I’ve acted with Telly Savalas,Charles Bronson, Dustin Hoffman.’
And at the moment Susan is making another film with an American co-star, Cliff Robertson. It is called Winter Rates, now in production at EMI Elstree Studios.