"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

Friday, February 10, 2012

Girl of the Day - West. Side. Story.

The Regular Girlies and I are going to take in a big-screen showing of West Side Story at the local "artsy" theater, that is doing a Saturday matinee program of classic films for $3 a ticket.   (The Regular Son and I have already seen This Gun For Hire with Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake, and Rear Window with Jimmy Stewart and a too-scrumptious-for-words Grace Kelly.)    So it seems fitting to recall probably our favorite Girl of the Day, Natalie Wood:

Also too-scrumptious-for-words.  

Oh, and the greatest opening of any movie musical ever:

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