Saturday, January 15, 2011

Susannah York



On the set of Freud, John Huston’s 1962 film biography of the psychoanalyst (in which she played a hopeless neurotic), she was so outraged when Huston sarcastically suggested that Montgomery Clift should get a guide dog (after the actor confessed that his eyesight was failing) that she punched him.
Read her Telegraph Obit here.
and if you haven't seen X, Y, and Zee...

4 comments:

Mr. Sophistication said...

I absolutely loved her in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" Such an understated classic.

Donna Lethal said...

And "Tom Jones"!

Mr. Sophistication said...

I haven't seen Tom Jones since I was in junior high (I was that kind of kid). I have to see that again.

Lex10 said...

I will miss her peppermint patties. I felt like I was schussing down a slope of mint ice cream moguls on the surface of a frozen planet.