Mientras más mujeres veo, más me convenzo de ti, de que no hay una como tú. ¡Cómo te quiero! Ponte bonita, ya no estés enferma, engorda un poco, no quiero verte flaca, quiero que estés apretada, deliciosa. Te imagino incansablemente. No sabes con cuántos ojos te miro, con cuántas bocas te deseo; eres insustituible, lo sé, no hay una como tú.
—  Jaime Sabines
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“She was plastered with makeup. It was terribly overdone because of her dedication to the character of Blanche. She made every effort to destroy her own basic beauty in the way she made-up for this part. But as close as I was I could see right through that. It was incredible, absolutely incredible.” -Benard Braden, the young Canadian actor who played Mitch alongside Vivien’s Blanche in the London production of A Streetcar Named Desire.