Thursday, June 25, 2009

This New Angel Just Made Heaven a Whole Lot More Beautiful.


Is there any guy of my generation who didn't have this picture on either a poster in their room or on a tee shirt (I had the tee shirt, yellow, and wore it until the picture faded and cracked and Farrah looked like a big-haired Phyllis Schlafly.)?

RIP Farrah. You confounded the critics who said you couldn't act with roles in such movies as "The Burning Bed" and "Extremities."

2 Comments:

At June 25, 2009 at 9:04 PM, Anonymous Comrade Rutherford said...

No one took her seriously until "The Burning Bed". I'll never forget the scene where she's on the floor getting the crap kicked out of her.

That picture proved to the world that she was actually acting the whole time.

Way too young. Poor Ryan O'Neal.

I was watching Paper Moon a couple weeks ago...

 
At June 25, 2009 at 10:11 PM, Blogger daveawayfromhome said...

I used to have this photo of her I'd gotten from the newspaper. She was wearing a grey sweatshirt and looked fresh and beautiful and very natural. Now I know that it was as staged as the picture on your post, but it's still the way I've always preferred to think of her.

 

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