custom, part two

My parents, newly wed and walking up the aisle, July 14, 1956.

A few months ago, my husband and I watched Funny Face. Oh, you haven’t seen it? If you can get past the 30 year age difference between Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn, though it’s too often forgotten, it’s one of the best flicks of the century. Funny Face is a for-the-time-unconventional romance between a fashion photographer (Astaire) and a bookish philosophy buff (Hepburn). He lures her out of the bookshop with the promise of fulfilling her desire to walk…



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