“To some, Jim was a poet, his soul trapped between heaven and hell. To others, he was just another rock star who crashed and burned. But this much is true: you can’t burn out if you’re not on fire”
“I don’t know if I made it clear at the time how much I thought of your performance in Gaslight.” George Cukor said. “I felt certain you would receive an Oscar nomination at least, and I believed you were going to take home Oscar, which you did.”
“You were always encouraging, and I loved receiving my first Oscar,” Ingrid smiled, savoring the memory. “It was wonderful, and I owe it to you, and to Charles Boyer and Joe Cotten, and others. So I wouldn’t want to give it back, but I do think the Oscar really goes to the part you play more than to the actor or actress. I was lucky to be given the part that won the Oscar.”
6 Incidents that made Keith Moon cooler than you.
Incident 1 - Falls through a corrugated iron roof at Charlton AFC before a gig.
Incident 2 - Moon was famous for flushing explosives down toilets in hotels etc. Moon is responsible for estimated £300k of plumbing damage.
Incident 3 - General hotel room destruction led him to be banned from all hotels in New York, as well as all Holiday Inn, Sheraton and Hilton hotels in the world.
Incident 4 - On the way to the airport Moon exclaimed, ” I forgot something, we need to go back!” . The limo returned to the hotel, Moon went back to his room, threw the TV out the window and got back into the limo. “ok done”
Incident 5 - Went to the National Gallery, London and bought a painting for £15k. Proceeded to smash it over a policeman’s head in the street.
Incident 6 - Drives a Rolls Royce into a swimming pool.
oh my god i love you keith
James Stewart relaxing at a gun club in Santa Monica. Photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1938