19-year-old Brazilian fangirl, graduating in Languages, Portuguese and English. In a perfect world, I'd have been born in 1902, I would have married Fred Astaire, and I would be best friends with Bette Davis.
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She was so cute :)
John Huston called me, he was to be the director at first, and asked me on behalf of Katharine Hepburn to play the small part of the crazy Gabrielle in a cast full of great actors. To anyone else I would have said no because I can’t speak english so the task seemed impossible. But Hepburn had always been my idol, when I was a kid I traced out a picture of her from a violet cover of the magazine Novella up on my diary (I brought it along to show it to her, she was touched) and eventually I said: I’ll try.
We all stayed in a marvellous hotel, except Hepburn who rented a villa up on the hills and arrived on the set every morning by bike. She leads the health fanatic life, she wakes up at 6am and jumps in the freezing water: swimming-pool, sea, whatever. At 8pm, no matter what, she’s in bed. She’s on a strict diet but she has weird habits: towards 5pm she would go around with big pieces of chocolate and forced all of us to eat it. She wore pants and sweaters, like boys dress nowadays, most of which belonged to Spencer Tracy, of whom she spoke with immense sorrow, but in the present tense, as if he was still alive. Katharine is one of the most extraordinary persons I’ve ever met.
about working with Katharine Hepburn in The Madwoman of Chaillot
"The stuff that dreams are made of."
Angelina Jolie and Sidney Poitier onstage during the Oscars.
Lupita Nyong’o accepting her Academy Award for ‘Best Actress in a Supporting Role’
I am now even more convinced that Lupita Nyong’o is either a princess or has been taking princess lessons with Julie Andrews.
omg Liza Minnelli’s like why am I giving a standing ovation to pink
"I won’t clap to this. Oh, damn, alright."
what a time to be alive.
Peter O’Toole & Audrey Hepburn by Terry O’Neill
On the set of How To Steal A Million 1966