Tales from Tinseltown…recording them now…I'll let you know when it's story time.
The angels will be proud. “I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.” Lauren Bacall (1924-2014)
I’ve noticed a lot of people looking for this HD scan of Lauren Bacall in her first role…To Have And Have Not
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TagsCary Grant Doris Day no way into him private person quote on Cary Grant reserved That Touch of Mink
My mom was on the poolside set for That Touch of Mink – it was shot at The Miramar in Santa Monica – I trumped up a reason I had to drop by to see my mom – but it was really to get an eyeball full of Cary – I’d seen Doris many a time but not Cary – he was usually very invisible by the time I was around and happening enough to want to try to see him!
On Carey Grant: I’ve always liked him, but never found him actually sexy or attractive. I enjoy his created persona on film, and he was a very important character type that filled a very important niche in film. He just never got under my skin the way Jimmy Stewart and Glenn Ford did.
On Doris Day: I like her singing better than her acting. I have several of her CDs on regular rotation in my music collection. I love that old sawhorse about her, ascribed to Oscar Levant, “I knew Doris Day before she was a virgin.” – makes me laugh every time, because she really did always choose parts that made her seem so innocent. I suspect the real Doris was quite a bit different! I mean, I hope she was… who could live like that?
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