Friday, February 25, 2011

Grace Under Fire


"She couldn't act, she was arrogant, anti-Semitic, and alcoholic, and talk about social climbing!" - Anne Baxter on Grace Kelly

3 comments:

  1. Fascinating. I've never heard anyone lay into Grace Kelly like this before. It made me think I know virtually nothing about Anne Baxter's private life.

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  2. If it is true about Grace, it can be blamed on the era in which she grew up. The other day I watched Betty Grable in,"The Dolly Sisters" and when she and June Haver did a musical number dressed as,"Darkies" with a bevy of beauties in blackface, my jaw dropped because of it's blatant racism, but back then audiences thought of it as being cute.

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  3. Wow! I've never heard G.K. described that way -- or really even in a negative way -- before. What a powerful quote. I wonder why Anne Baxter said that! Were the two rivals?

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