"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, March 31, 2013

Girl of the Day - Shirley Jones

In her early 20s, Shirley Jones starred back to back in two of the greatest movie musicals, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma (1955) and Carousel (1956), both with Gordon MacRae.   Here is their great duet from Carousel, "If I Love You":

She turns 79 today.   Tempus fugit, as ever.  

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