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Jesus, that's creepy.
Such an incredible shot and I just recently found out that Kubrick was the photographer...
Looks like just another day in my little office...
Am I the only one who thinks this is pantomime? The eyes seem a little too clear,the hand a little too elegant? Thanx for all the Monty pics though!
Am I the only one who thinks this is pantomime? The eyes seem a little too clear,the hand a little too elegant? Entirely possible. It was part of an article for one of the big photo weeklies of the time, Look magazine, and in that realm (especially when covering a celebrity) a degree of staging was not unknown. Could be that Kubrick asked him how he spent an evening at home and, considering Clift's sense of humor (always self-deprecating), he snapped into that pose instinctively.
Ah. Many an evening have I spent in just such repose. I thought it was amazing Clift did too - shoulda known it was just a career-boosting photo op.
Such umbrage at a "staged" photo. Clift grabbed one of many bottles within reach (not to mention a pharmacy's worth of prescription meds that were more info than Look's audience needed). It's a portent of man who'd shortly become what Actors Studio cofounder Bobby Lewis called "the slowest suicide in show business."But you all see the superficial and not the real subtext.
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