Despite the box office showdown, Norton sung his former director's praises.
And then there are the even more recent rumblings of Norton's desire to be cast in Christopher Nolan's upcoming Batman film.
“Blair was much more adaptive, wily, able to sense the mood of the House and respond,” says Norton.
David Cameron owns a modest farmhouse fronting the quiet road through the tiny hamlet of Dean, five miles from Chipping Norton.
“This is his life,” said Norton Schwartz, a retired Air Force general who is a friend of Clapper.
Virginia, when she had completed a very thorough examination, turned toward Norton, her eyes blazing.
"Norton has asked me to look into the thing," he said quietly.
What motive had Mr. Norton at that time to fabricate this statement?
It was easy to see why Kennedy was fascinated by a man of Norton's type.
The chances are that even Norton would have beaten Danforth, and then the governor could not have interfered.