Tag: Billy Wilder
Monroe: Some Kind of Mirror
In just over a decade, she worked with the greatest directors in Golden Age Hollywood: Huston, Wilder, Cukor, and Hawks. Moviegoers paid $200,000,000 to watch her project her trademark combination of atomic-age sexuality and childlike, vulnerable astuteness. She was born into an orphan’s chaos and lived the shadowy Los Angelean life of a Raymond Chandler…
I’m the One. . .
. . .sidling shyly in the doorway, pausing to pretend to admire the decor. When really I’m just vetting out the room, getting a handle on the dress code, the temperature, taking a measure of the ol’ joie-de-vivre. In short, this is my first time here. And I’m not sure what to say, other than that…