Suzy Parker in red sequined dress by Norman Norell, photo by Milton Greene, 1952. (via)
Bippidi Bobbidi Boo!
“During one shoot at a house, he was waiting for us to set up a backdrop, and he sat down at the piano and started playing and singing. I immediately told the assistants to pull down the backdrop, which was blocking the light coming though the windows to where the piano was— afraid I would miss this moment. No problem—Downey played a 45 minute concert that gave me plenty of time to make a series of great pictures, and he enthralled everyone in the room with his performance.”
— Sam Jones
and then satan said “let there be a skip limit and no back button on 8tracks”
It’s something that always plays on my conscience because I finish a job and think God, I really should have had more fun playing that because I probably do take myself a bit too seriously.