Autograph from Kim Novak
I was thrilled this summer to receive a response to my letter that I sent to Kim in 2014. How wonderful that she took the time to write me back and include a note of her artwork! She also returned my photos autographed. Thank you Kim!
Kim Novak with Cary Grant, May 1959, Cannes
Strangers When We Meet
This is a story about building a house. Is that too glib? Perhaps it sounds like it is, but it’s not meant to be. Would it be better if I said it’s about lack of fulfillment? Well, that’s true too; it’s a movie about both, and at heart it’s a movie about people in love. All of these elements converge in Strangers When We Meet (1960), separate and unconnected when they initially come together, just as the title itself suggests, fuse and then diverge again at the close. Still, that climactic separation is not quite as clean or as complete as one might expect – after all, nobody and nothing can remain unchanged and unaffected by their experiences.
The post-war suburban idyll, that’s the image we’re first presented with. A peaceful and prosperous looking street gradually filling up with chattering parents and children bustling along to the bus stop. They…
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Strangers When We Meet 1960
Eddy Duchin story vinyl record cover
My Kim Novak Pinterest Board
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Swooning scribes – Winnipeg Free Press
Beautiful by Stephen King – Stephen King on Kim Novak
Stephen King shares his thoughts on his first celebrity crush, Kim Novak.