Monday, 26 September 2016
"Women should be women, who wants them to be asexual?"
"It's only a thimbleful of a voice, and I have to use it close to the microphone. But it is a kind of over-smoked voice, and it automatically sounds intimate."
"You have to set standards for yourself. I have a strong feeling about not letting myself go."
"I cannot wear the same thing too often."
Another day, another adored leading lady to celebrate - as today, none other than the utterly captivating Miss Julie London would have celebrated her 90th birthday...
To demonstrate quite why we all adore the lady so much, here she is in her natural element: lolling around, made up like "Endora" in Bewitched, among luxurious animal prints, singing a risqué number in her huskiest "seduction" voice... it's (probably) a theme tune for all of us, dear reader - Nice Girls Don't Stay For Breakfast:
Julie London (born Julie Peck, Gayle Peck or Nancy Peck [sources differ]; 26th September 1926 – 18th October 2000)