“Once George lays down his glasses, he is quite a different man.”

“A living embodiment of almost pure ‘pop’ sensation.”

He wrote an immortal anthem to teen freedom.

“Please don’t make me decide between you and a bottle of beer.”

The Groovies with and without Loney were different forces of nature.

“Being great at a terrific job is sexy.”

He knew a thing or two about what grown-up women want.

A story that everyone knows even if they don’t remember the author’s name.

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Scream­ingly funny, yet type­cast forever as Ted Baxter.

“You just write yourself the part, and then you play it.”

She refused to give up everything when she said, “I do.”

A selection of 4CP images curated by Lynn Peril

An almost unbearably emotive voice.

The boozy, self-absorbed Patsy Stone is one of TV’s greatest characters.

A great gossip, and an acerbic critic of writers and artists in Paris

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Who cares what the world thinks an “old lady” is supposed to look like?

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Lynn Peril on a panel from YOUNG LOVE (1950)

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“There has never been anything like this before in human society.”

Pianos plink and glide, strings zigzag into space!

A dancer by training, and an iconoclast by nature.

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She was devoted to comforting the afflicted and afflicting the comfortable.

Even if you didn’t know his name, you knew his “Kustom Monsters.”

Rock‘n’roll, horror movies, and Orange Sun­shine acid

Find out why “the name of Marie Vassilieff will remain in the history of Montparnasse.”