90th Anniversary of
Montgomery Clift's birth


90º Aniversario del nacimiento de Montgomery Clift (1920-2010)

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29.1.10

Foto dedicada (1)

Monty sentía auténtica devoción por Greta Garbo. Estaba fascinado por su figura, su áurea misteriosa, su ambigüedad sexual. Todo el embrujo de la Garbo le cautivaba, por eso era asiduo a sus fiestas y no dudaba en invitarla a las suyas. En cierta ocasión, dentro de las excentricidades propias de Montgomery Clift, quiso besarla y dijo que sus labios estaban resecos, agrietados y fríos cual estatua griega.

Esta foto, de un Monty jovencísimo (corresponde a la colección de fotos que le realizó Alfred Valente en su estudio a principios de los años 40), era dada por el propio Monty a sus fans y amigos. Por el tipo de firma y sobre todo por la historia que acabo de contar, esta foto es auténtica.

Estos son los datos que acompañan a la foto:

Original Montgomery Clift autographed photo purchased seveal years ago from the state of Claire Kroger, longtime companion of Greta Garbo. Ms. Kroger lived with Ms. garbo for many tears and was with Greta when Greta died in 1990. Ms. Koger was left out of Greta's will and died penniless. Shortly afeter her death belongins were sold at an state sale where among several items were two photographs, this one of Montgomery Clift and the other of Lana Turner, wich I also have up for auction. This photograph of Montgomery Clift, who was a close and personal friend of Ms. Garbo. They're friendship spanned many years where Greta and Monty developed a strong relationship. Ms. Garbo met the young Montgomery during his New York theater years and convinced the reluctant actor to expand his repertoire onto the movie screen, where he found success.
Su carrera comprende 17 títulos entre 1948 y 1966. Trabajó con los grandes directores (Hawks, Hitchcock, Stevens, Zinnemann, Kazan, Huston, Wyler) y las grandes estrellas (Lancaster, Marilyn Monroe, Katherine Hepburn, Brando, Wayne, Elizabeth Taylor especialmente) de entonces.
Su carrera comprende 17 títulos entre 1948 y 1966. Trabajó con los grandes directores (Hawks, Hitchcock, Stevens, Zinnemann, Kazan, Huston, Wyler) y las grandes estrellas (Lancaster, Marilyn Monroe, Katherine Hepburn, Brando, Wayne, Elizabeth Taylor especialmente) de entonces.
Su carrera comprende 17 títulos entre 1948 y 1966. Trabajó con los grandes directores (Hawks, Hitchcock, Stevens, Zinnemann, Kazan, Huston, Wyler) y las grandes estrellas (Lancaster, Marilyn Monroe, Katherine Hepburn, Brando, Wayne, Elizabeth Taylor especialmente) de entonces.
The Right Profile
Lyric
Say, where did I see this guy?
In red river?
Or a place in the sun?
Maybe the misfits?
Or from here to eternity?

Everybody say, is he all right?
And everybody say, whats he like?
Everybody say, he sure looks funny.
Thats...Montgomery Clift, honey!

New York, New York, New York, 42nd street
Hustlers rustle and pimps pimp the beat
Monty Clift is recognized at dawn
He aint got no shoes and his clothes are torn

I see a car smashed at night
Cut the applause and dim the light
Monty's face is broken on a wheel
Is he alive? can he still feel?

Everybody say, is he all right?
And everybody say, whats he like?
Everybody say, he sure looks funny.
Thats...Montgomery Clift, honey!

Nembutol numbs it all
But I prefer alcohol

He said go out and get me my old movie stills
Go out and get me another roll of pills
There I go again shaking, but I aint got the chills