4 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
8 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
4 Magazine Cover Photos |
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[on Charles Boyer
] Charles Boyer remains my favorite leading man. I found him a man of intellect, taste and discernment. He was unselfish, dedicated to his work. Above all, he cared about the quality of the film he was making, and unlike most leading men I have worked with, the single exception being Fred Astaire
, his first concern was the film, not himself.
Joked that the musical comedy A Damsel in Distress
(1937) set her career back four years. At the premiere, a woman sitting behind her loudly exclaimed, "Isn't she awful!" during Fontaine's onscreen attempt at dancing.
Often played delicate women put through emotional turmoil