"It profits me but little that a vigilant authority always protects the tranquillity of my pleasures and constantly averts all dangers from my path, without my care or concern, if this same authority is the absolute master of my liberty and my life."

--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Girl Sunday - Gloria Grahame

For modern audiences, Gloria Grahame may be best known as Ado Annie in the movie version of Oklahoma:

What many may not know is that the role of a girl who "can't say no" was a send-up of Grahame's bad-girl image in her other movies:

A hot number who lived, unfortunately, a pretty sad life it seems.

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