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No TV!

It was the 1950s. My mother didn’t approve of television.

Studio Image of Loretta Young in the Public Domain

Loretta Young swirls on camera, glittery and with the tiniest waist. Five minutes later, she is diaphanous and dangerous in very little light, gliding down dark stone steps. What’s that behind the wall at the bottom of the steps? Is that a man coming out of a grave? He seems to have too much hair; maybe he’s a werewolf! (Or maybe it’s my memory playing…




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Katharine Valentino

Katharine Valentino

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