The New York Times once described Betsy Blair as a “redhead Jersey showgirl, actress, leftist, wife and mother, adventurer and Europhile.” Not a bad summary of one’s life. (Image: E.O.) http://ift.tt/2einWgP
That grand piano standing by a window over-looking the sea is a favorite retreat of Cary’s. The only musical instrument he can play, it is a hangover from his comic-opera days. Aside from backgammon, which amounts almost to a mania, Cary likes best to sit at the piano and finger familiar tunes. When he tires of that he’ll start improvising jazz melodies of his own.
“I liked doing comedies [in the 1930′s], but as I got older I was better suited to do Westerns. Because I think it becomes unattractive for an older fellow trying to look young, falling in love with attractive girls in those kinds of situations.”