Monday, August 9, 2010

Patricia Neal, R.I.P.

Her talents left men in a stupor
Pneumatically drilled Gary Cooper
Cavorting with Gort
Pat Neil was a sport
An actor, a broad and a trouper

A voice like molasses, she's one of those lasses... Above: Patricia Neal with Gary Cooper in The Fountainhead (King Vidor, 1949). Below: With Gort the robot and Michael Rennie in The Day the Earth Stood Still (Robert Wise, 1951), and Andy Griffith in A Face in the Crowd (Elia Kazan, 1957). Photo source:;

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