Monday, February 13, 2012

Born Today in 1933: Kim Novak

Kim Novak is an always fascinating and beautiful presence, she has to be in my top 5 actresses.  Her first film role of notice was in Picnic (1955), a film she immediately set herself a reputation with.  It goes without saying her most quintessential role was as Madeleine/Judy in Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958).  A personal favorite of mine is Bell, Book and Candle (1958) where she was been teamed up again with Jimmy Stewart (albeit for a much more beneficial romance).  Always a captivating screen presence, I wish her a happy birthday.

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