Friday, August 26, 2011

Dear Miss Hepburn: A Mash Note to The Fabulous Audrey ♥

Dear Miss Hepburn:

May I call you Audrey? I hope so, because, unbeknownst to you, we have been friends for almost my entire life. You were my ideal as an adolescent, a young woman and beyond. You speak to the girl in my soul. You are my female Cary Grant, perfection in all you do. I'm not one to write fan letters, but I thought it was high time I sent one to you (since we've been friends so long and all that...).

How to tell you all you mean to me? I may be forced to steal some variations on some themes by Cole Porter, Jerome Kern and a few other musical and poetic types. 

And so, charming Audrey,you are:

The Eiffel Tower
Stripes, Polka Dots and Plaids
A Compassionate Friend
A French Poodle
A Glass of the Finest Champagne
Civility, Grace and Good Manners
Big Sunglasses
The Little Black Dress
One Half of A Glamorous Couple
A Pixie Haircut
A Vespa
A Caring Heart
A Loving Mother
A Hearty Laugh
A Scholar
The Loveliest Flower in the Garden
A Sophisticated Fashionista
In other words, you  are everything I love! I am so thankful that your beautiful, joyous and younger than springtime spirit will last forever in film. 

May your light shine always.

Your devoted BFF,
"I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles."  Audrey Hepburn


DorianTB said...

FlickChick, your lovely salute to the one and only Audrey Hepburn put a smile on my face and happily sentimental tears in my eyes. Your photos portrayed all the facets of Audrey so vividly. As a CHARADE fan, I was especially delighted to see your photo of Audrey and Cary Grant from CHARADE, another one of my own favorite films of all time. BRAVA, FlickChick, BRAVA!

soundsofcinema said...

Flick Chick,

I love you for writing this! I am a loyal, devoted fan of Audrey and since my high school days I have tried to learn all I can about her life, style, and demeanor. I was so excited to see a post about her and you worded it so well! I follow you on Facebook, and I'll be following your blog as well as a result!

FlickChick said...

Thank you, Dorian & aerojrw42. There are so many actors and actresses I love, but it's hard to put any of them before the elegant Audrey!

The Lady Eve said...

FlickChick - What a glorious tribute to wonderful Audrey. I so wanted to be Audrey at one time - she was such perfection. You selected great pix of her - catching so many of her "looks" - yet the photo of her hugging her young son is possibly the most beautiful of all - the look of love on her face and joy on his. Great post!

FlickChick said...

Thank you Lady Eve. It seems every gal of a certain age wanted to be Audrey Hepburn! And - what's wrong with that?

Classicfilmboy said...

You know I love Audrey .... OK, I LOVE Audrey! Thank you for your mash note.

FlickChick said...

Classicfilmboy: You have a lot of company. We just have to share her.

ClassicBecky said...

Beautiful and heart-felt, sweet and fun tribute to Audrey, FlickChick. Wouldn't she be happy to see your love for her presented in such a way! It may be a mash note, but since you are a woman, we can't call you a masher writing a mash note (love that old term!) You are, however, a devoted Masherette!

FlickChick said...

A Masher-ette! Love that term, Becky.So much nicer than a stalker!

ClassicBecky said...

Well, I think the person has to be alive for you to be a stalker, and unfortunately our dear Audrey is gone from us. So stalker does not apply. Besides, you are too nice for that. I can see you driving past her house for quick adoring peeks, but not trying to climb walls or looking into windows! LOL!

FlickChick said...

Hmmm - mainly looking to see if there is anything left hanging in her closet......

Dawn said...

Wonderful Audrey tribute.. I also believe in pink. :)

FlickChick said...

Thank you, Dawn. Audrey was just "one of the girls."

Diane said...

Great salute to Miss Hepburn and wonderful pictures of her. I love this post.

FlickChick said...

Thank you, dear. Hard not to find a great picture of Audrey.

Jan Miner said...

LOVE this post. Miss Audrey is just so darned cute. Had I been an old movie watcher in my teens, no doubt she would have made it to my "why can't I look like her" list!

Greg said...

Audrey was the real deal. She is truly missed. I don't think there will ever be another like her.