Thursday, October 7, 2010

we are what we eat

even if 'norma desmond' was clearly deranged when she said she was ready for her close-up in 'sunset boulevard', the actress who gave her eternal film life was also ready for the camera to get close. the reason was as sound as her character in the film was not.

'Swanson became a vegetarian around 1928 and was an early health food advocate who was known for bringing her own meals to public functions in a paper bag. Swanson traveled the United States and helped to promote the book Sugar Blues written by her husband, William Dufty.'

a paper bag! my kinda gal.

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