Dedications: My four late friends Rory, Stan, Bryan, Jeff - shine on you crazy diamonds, they would have blogged too. Then theres Garry from Brisbane, Franco in Milan, Mike now in S.F. / my '60s-'80s gang: Ned & Joseph in Ireland; in England: Frank, Des, Guy, Clive, Joe & Joe, Ian, Ivan, Nick, David, Les, Stewart, the 3 Michaels / Catriona, Sally, Monica, Jean, Ella, Anne, Candie / and now: Daryl in N.Y., Jerry, John, Colin, Martin and Donal.

Friday, 19 March 2010

Showpeople: Girls night out

Three girls about town and their pal [if not gay best friend] out having cocktails, in January 1959. I love this photo of Vivien Leigh, Kay Kendall, Lauren Bacall and Noel Coward - 4 quintessential showpeople - stepping out in '59. Kay died later that year, Bacall [the woman who knew everyone] is still with us, 50 years later, in her 80s. More on Kay later ... (photo from 'The Brief Madcap Life of Kay Kendall' by Eve Golden and Kay's sister Kim Kendall, Kentucky Press.]

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