Monday, February 25, 2013

Who is your favorite movie star?

Tyrone Power in Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)

Dear David,Who is your favorite movie star?
~Starry I'd

Dear Starry I'd,
The only movie star I ever had a real crush on was Tyrone Power. I must have been about twelve. I saw him in "Jesse James" and wrote him a fan letter. I was really in love with him. Tyrone Power had a graceful face for black and white cinema. He had beautiful eyes. He was Irish but decended from Spanish sailors who had been shipwrecked off the Irish coast - when the Spanish Armada tried to circle the British isles. No one else in the cinema has struck my fancy since then.

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