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SHOOT AND DUCK: Jeremy Irons plays a former National Geographic photographer opposite Joan Allen in “Impressionism,” which bows Tuesday on Broadway. Like any dutiful employee in publishing, however fictitious his actual paycheck might be, the actor references his magazine during the performance and theatergoers get a good long look at a gigantic projection of a faux National Geographic cover with a duck. Needless to say, executives at the yellow-bordered publication have asked the show’s producers how its trademarked materials are being represented. But the parties that be aren’t exactly strangers. “We’re fans of Jeremy Irons. He has even done the voice-over for a few National Geographic TV programs,” said MJ Jacobsen, National Geographic’s vice president of communications.

But it’s too soon to tell if Irons’ role will spike readership the way Clint Eastwood did, when he played a roaming National Geographic lensman in the film version of “The Bridges of Madison County.”

 

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