Friday, April 10, 2009
Sharing The Moon with Montgomery
I had this beautiful post about the Full Moon. The truth is I'm more fascinated in sharing my new acting love. I fall in love with actors all the time. Those alive and those passed on. In the past two weeks, I found a new one. He is one for the ages. His name is Montgomery Clift. Some of you I'm sure know him, others may just know the name.
I've seen Monty in The Misfits and The Judgment of Nuremberg years ago. Two weeks ago, I watched from Here to Eternity. I watched it for Burt Lancaster who I adore. As soon as Montgomery walked on the screen, I was hooked. He captured me in a way he never did before. Two nights ago, I saw A Place In The Sun with him and Elizabeth Taylor. I fell in love with Monty along side Liz. He is a beautiful man. That's now what drew me. There is a passion and intensity about his work which compels me to watch every move he makes. In his person life he struggled with his sexuality, depression and drugs. Perhaps some of that fueled his acting. The rest of it was his talent. He was a wonderful actor and I plan on looking for more of his films. I have already ordered two of his films from the library and they should be coming by next week.
Here is Monty and Liz falling in love. I will be back with more poetry fun this weekend. Maybe write a poem for Monty and The Moon. As always, Sweet Dreams to you all.