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A comedic everyman who played foil to the bombshells of an era recounts what happened that night in New York when they shot the famous subway scene. .
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Look, babies. Nothing to be frightened of. This is how we grow old gracefully. I give you Gladys Cooper. From bombshell of the teens to Henry Higgins’s mother in “My Fair Lady” (with one short stop in middle-age in between). The whole furor over various older actress at the Academy Awards has got me steamed. This Slate article is an excellent commentary. And I might add (thank you, Amanda Hess) that the pressures to appear young (I think “taut” is […]
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