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Audrey Hepburn – Mid-Century Icon
Written by Patricia Greenwood in Inspiration

Audrey Hepburn – Mid-Century Icon

As a child of the 60s, I spent hours next to our little portable record player listening to show tunes my mother and father had provided for our entertainment. The Sound of Music (1965) and My Fair Lady (1964) were some of my all time favorites and it was through those vinyl recordings that I fell in love with Audrey Hepburn. Her talent, class and...

Charade – Romance, Comedy and Suspense

Romance, comedy and suspense are what you experience when watching the movie Charade (1963). Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn take you through a cat and mouse chase, running through the streets of Paris, as they try to find out where stolen money is located. The soundtrack to Charade was created by Henry Mancini and complements the movie quite nicely. Mancini does a brillant job following...

Large Collection of Audrey Hepburn Articles

Seeing it’s Monday and we all love Audrey Hepburn here’s a really swell collection of scanned Audrey articles from various magazines from all over the world. The creator of The Audrey Hepburn Library realised a long time ago that it was nearly impossible finding good source material that wasn’t already covered in biographies about her and other Audrey fans had often scanned only the photos...

Written by Christopher in Daydreaming

Think Pink from Funny Face

The classic ‘Think Pink’ song and dance number from the 1957 movie Funny Face starring Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire. Love how clean and stylized the environment and colors are. This truly represents the height of the mid century modern look and feel – clean and simple. Legendary Kay Thompson sets the style and mood....

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