Let me just say I bear a closer resemblance to a Smurf than Katharine Hepburn, but I think the reason Tracy and Hepburn made screen magic was because everyone could identify… My husband looks at me like this all the time.
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Hey, kittens! When it climbs into the hundreds we get to talk about the weather. It never snows here, except in 1932, and the big storm of 1949. New Yorkers might call it sweater weather when the thermometer plunges, but… Right now it’s positively toasty so take a gander at these and think cool. La Crescenta: Coldwater Canyon:
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. These excerpts are from an amazing and comprehensive interview conducted by Film Critic Henry Sheehan with Vincente Minnelli – the link to his site is at the bottom of the page. Q. Another film I’d like to talk about is a very early one, Madame Bovary (1949). If some films can be regarded as a summing up, this one seems to be an anticipation. There’s really no liberation for Madame Bovary… A. No! She fantasized everything! Her dreams were […]
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