Tag Archives: Ginger Rogers

Quote Du Jour: Virginia Postrel on Glamour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: For theatrical grace, the audience must not know, or must be willing to overlook, the effort behind the effortlessness. Sprezzatura is an illusion. Even in the naturally gifted, it requires cultivation. “She’s disciplined,” said Humphrey Bogart of Audrey … Continue reading

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Notes on “Finishing School”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: This RKO production about young ladies making their way through a stuffy Manhattan finishing school tries its darndest to be a drag, particularly when it focuses on Frances Dee and her involvement with Bruce Cabot’s sturdy do-gooder. (He … Continue reading

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