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  •  I want to know more too! (6+ / 0-)

    You could write a book about her -- probably not a movie because I'm not sure there's an actress out there currently that could do justice to her strong character. Maybe Jane Fonda back in the day, or Susan Sarandon; going farther back a Kate Hepburn.

    I hope she's still around to help flesh out her life for you.

    Now to try to end the wars we ask our gay and straight soldiers to fight. -- Chris Hayes

    by Cali Scribe on Mon Oct 03, 2011 at 10:48:26 AM PDT

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    •  Hopefully this won't be taken poorly, but I (0+ / 0-)

      think Drew Barrymore could actually do that look, with hard lessons learned being a Hollywood-kid.  She probably knows some of the sorrows visited on her acting-professionals family, so the protests Catilinus's mom participated in might have personal meaning.

    •  she reminds me of Judy Garland, particularly top (1+ / 0-)
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      pic -- made me think of movie clip of Judy singing Dear Mr. Gable -- which I cannot find on youtube, but this slide show has clips of her from the time -- you see it?

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