i remember the old me; when I first got into classic hollywood. I used to see my fav people and be like “Oh they look so pretty together - they’re such a good couple.” and now when I see em I’m all THEY FUCKED EACH OTHER A LOT AND I THINK THAT IS WONDERFUL GOOD FOR THEM.
The reunion of Audrey and her father, Joseph Ruston, in Ireland, in 1964, exactly 25 years after he abandoned the family. According to biographer Audrey Warren g. Harris, he never showed willingness to find her. He would have left his family to join the Nazis and Audrey’s maternal grandfather forbade him to return, according to sources of the time. To find out the whereabouts of his father, Audrey did not hesitate to seek him out and was received with coldness. This picture seems to be the only record that day. However, during all the time that he still lived, the daughter had monthly a generous amount into your bank account, anonymously.
This part of Audrey’s life is so terribly sad. All she wanted was a relationship with her Dad, but he clearly didn’t want anything to do with her. But was it out of guilt? or just carelessness? I don’t know, but its so very sad.
“Audrey gave more than she ever got. The whole world is going to miss her.” ― Steven Spielberg
WE DO! WE MISS HER SO MUCH
I never saw anyone work so hard. She was tireless in learning both the songs and the dances. It wasn’t like Cyd Charisse or Ginger Rogers, who did it all the time. Roger Edens would say, “Audrey, take tomorrow off. You’ve been working sixteen hours a day”. She’d say: “No, I’ll be here at nine’’. And then she’d be there at eight. - Leonard Gershe (The screen writer for Funny Face)
Audrey worked hard,
Even when I was a little girl, what I wanted most was to have a child. That was the real me. The movies were fairy tales. I guess I was just born to be a mother, and if I could have had daughters as well, and dozens of them, then I certainly would. I had waited my whole life for the moment of giving birth, and it finally happened. I’m sure it’s great when you’re eighteen, but I was thirty and the long wait made it much sweeter. - Audrey Hepburn
COULD YOU IMAGINE AUDREY HAVING A DAUGHTER? THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN JUST SO GOOD OMG
Audrey really is a darling. There’s something wonderful about her that no man can explain, but every man can feel!” - Jeremy Brett speaking of working with Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady (1964) "I almost drowned in the pool because of the beauty of her." -Jeremy Brett about his co-star in War and Peace (1956), Audrey Hepburn.