Theme by escapetothemoon


“…I still call him ‘my’ Basil, because I know that he really is. I miss him–but most particularly in Work I miss him (because after all, that must be most vital to me). It is so hard to play with just a lot of ordinary actors, after playing with him. Thank God I have no love scenes in this play, that would be almost impossible for me. Thank God I can write like this to you–for you understand & know. He must still be with Ouida otherwise he surely would have called me up…” 
 Eva le Gallienne, 1925 about her ex-lover Basil Rathbone

“…I still call him ‘my’ Basil, because I know that he really is. I miss him–but most particularly in Work I miss him (because after all, that must be most vital to me). It is so hard to play with just a lot of ordinary actors, after playing with him. Thank God I have no love scenes in this play, that would be almost impossible for me. Thank God I can write like this to you–for you understand & know. He must still be with Ouida otherwise he surely would have called me up…”

 Eva le Gallienne, 1925 about her ex-lover Basil Rathbone




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