Monday, December 11, 2017
Sunday, December 10, 2017
"I liked the guy, but I had to fire him. Sometimes you've just got to put a rabid dog down."
In 1949, Marlon Brando was the toast of Broadway in Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire" at the Barrymore Theatre. Now Brando fancied himself a boxer. The head carpenter of the Barrymore, whose name I have not found, really was a boxer. The men would spar in the boiler room at the Barrymore, and finally the carpenter broke Brando's nose, damaging his pretty-boy looks. Brando did not have his nose repaired. This story was in his memoir "Songs My Mother Taught Me."
Saturday, December 9, 2017
The Man from Paco Rabonne--mean old carpenter who wore too much cheap cologne. Now retired.