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post #241 of 395
Speaking of Cook This is sublime... Dudley Moore's face...
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post #242 of 395
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No one mentioned my hero, Peter Cook;

2David Frost rang Peter Cook up some years ago. "Peter, I'm having a little dinner party on behalf of Prince Andrew and his new bride-to-be Sarah Ferguson. I know they'd love to meet you, big fans; Be super if you could make it: Wednesday the twelfth." "Hang on... I'll just check my diary." Pause and rummaging and leafing through diary noises. And then Peter said "Oh dear. I find I'm watching television that night." "

Now that, is style....

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post #243 of 395
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Originally Posted by Geezer View Post
No one mentioned my hero, Peter Cook;

2David Frost rang Peter Cook up some years ago. "Peter, I'm having a little dinner party on behalf of Prince Andrew and his new bride-to-be Sarah Ferguson. I know they'd love to meet you, big fans; Be super if you could make it: Wednesday the twelfth." "Hang on... I'll just check my diary." Pause and rummaging and leafing through diary noises. And then Peter said "Oh dear. I find I'm watching television that night." "

Now that, is style....

Great anecdote...

Prince Andrew is not exactly a heavyweight in terms of intelligence..
post #244 of 395
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And what is it's draw for you? Discuss.

ted baker, thomas pink, paul smith and Vivien Westwood to the left....
post #245 of 395
Speaking of Viv...



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R.I.P.
post #246 of 395
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Wwm2_JJLYY

Bad divots. Ill-fitting collar. Much style....
post #247 of 395
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLgNP...eature=related

and better (though still love the quotation in the cab from earlier: "Where to, sir?", "Switzerland")
post #248 of 395
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eS0lIUKSnr8&NR=1

And finally, Mr Drake:

- in multiple dinner jackets;
- with girl in Pucci dress;
- and Aston Martin cabriolet.

I rest my case. Some Yank should post Burt Reynolds in a T-top Trans-Am and we can compare style icons.
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Jenny forever!
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Thread Starter 


Worth repeating.
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Speaking of Viv...



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R.I.P.

I was at college with him - really nice guy!
post #253 of 395
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Jenny forever!
Amen!
post #254 of 395
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Worth repeating.

... many times!
post #255 of 395
Yes I know he was Irish and was born in the USA, but still...









... and I know this guy was born in France and was partly French-Canadian, but still...





Be seeing you!
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