Wednesday, March 23, 2011

The Good Wives

"It was a role no one could live up to, really." - Myrna Loy on being typecast as "The Perfect Wife"

"There always was a broom or a vacuum cleaner in my fist, or I was at the sink, scrubbing away for dear life." - Claudette Colbert on her screen image

"Some perfect wife I am. I've been married four times, divorced four times, have no children, and can't boil an egg." - Myrna Loy on real life vs. reel life

"I married a wonderful doctor, and I was very happy -- period." - Claudette Colbert on being a real life doctor's wife

3 comments:

  1. Who wouldn't want to be married to Nora Charles...or Nick for that matter?

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  2. My entire adult life has been devoted to trying to recreate the Nick and Nora Charles lifestyle. Unfortunately, aside from needing to strap an ice pack to my head a la Nora after one too many dry martinis, I haven't quite pulled it off!

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  3. Oh, I don't know. Wit, charm, grace and style...you've pretty much got it covered!

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