"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

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Girl of the Day - Susannah York

Born today in 1939, the British actress Susannah York is perhaps best known for her role as Albert Finney's love interest in the great historical comedy, Tom Jones.   I also remember from an obscure movie about code-breaking from the 1960s called Sebastian.  

Here's a great scene from Tom Jones:

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