Lupe Velez shot at Gary Cooper when he was boarding a train for Chicago, but here all is hugs and roses (1932)

Gary Cooper meets Lupe Velez at Central Station, Los Angeles, in 1932:

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  1. September 26, 2012

    Do I remember right? Did Lupe and Gary had a torrid affair? Just look at him…what a looker he was.

    • September 26, 2012

      I think today we’d call it a toxic relationship, very dramatic, fights and breakdowns, and his mother didn’t approve of Lupe who he was madly in love with — but — I can’t say as I blame her as Lupe once shot at him as he was boarding a train for Chicago!!!

  2. September 28, 2012

    What a gorgeous couple!

  3. January 6, 2013

    He was so unbelievably gorgous. Lupe and Clara were two lucky women.

    • January 6, 2013

      From what I understand there were way more than two lucky women, but I hear ya and concur!!!

      • January 6, 2013

        Very true—I hear that Gary made the rounds a LOT in Hollywood! 😉

  4. February 22, 2013

    Dear Lord,

    I’ve been SUCH a good girl this last ye…two months. Please send me a husband who looks just like Gary Cooper. Oh, and while you’re at it, a villa in Tuscany. And send my darling Vickie and her hubby first class tickets to the wedding. And tell her to wear that gown she wore to that awards function “in the last decade”.

    Ever yours,


    Sorry about the pagan stuff. You know how it is and stuff.

    • February 22, 2013

      You have been a brilliant girl, and if it were in my power I would deliver you Gary Cooper 2.0, but I think a certain celestial being broke the mold after they made him.

      Thanks for the Sacher Torte, you are, and continue to be absolutely delicious.


  5. February 22, 2013

    A problematic relationship or no, they were freaking gorgeous. Also, I naturally want her entire outfit. Please and thank you.

    • February 22, 2013

      They were freaking gorgeous, and on the big screen even more stunning.
      You would look delightful in a cloche hat with that gamin/chic haircut of yours!

      • February 22, 2013

        Thanks! The ability to wear hats with perfect elan actually played a part in my decision to go so short.

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