Archive for Month: January 2012
The New Look
Christian Dior’s 1947 collection. Neusatz-Ersatz, 1954 or so
Tyra Banks with an object of art in the background.
Pierce Brosnan Oscar Winning Roles
Setting a precedent, Pierce Brosnan got two Oscars for his double role in the same film. His leading role as chief Sitting Bull and supporting role as Sitting Bull’s son, Crow Foot, earned him the double nomination and double win. […]
Ingmar Bergman: The Seventh Seal
Death and the knight play chess for very high stakes.
Crossing the Street
Somebody took a snapshot of me.
The Moral of the Story May Be Wrong – Yet It Is a Moral
Once upon the time there was young man who had nothing but a ladder. He set out to earn an honest penny working under the ground, on the ground and high up above the ground. Fed up by climbing his ladder and getting nowhere, he decided to become the right […]
Trouble with Robert Andrews, His Wife Frances, Not to Mention the Dog
The Andrews are doing their best to stand still while Thomas Gainsborough is sketching them. Initially, the dog was in the right place. The dog was soon all over the place or nowhere to be seen. Ultimately, the Andrews had enough, too. Despite the trouble with the models, Tomas Gainsborough […]
Absolutely magnificent in Cabaret.
Meeting at Rittenhouse Square at 5 p.m.
It is almost five. The young man has to take a taxi. She hurries, too. Happy together.
The Lady with the Tutti-Frutti Hat
Carmen Miranda leads the Mummers parade in Philadelphia. No time to change for dinner in Atlantic City.