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"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
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“Adventures Close to Home” became one fan’s anthem.

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

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

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He wrote an immortal anthem to teen freedom.

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

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

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Helen Gurley Brown

“Being great at a terrific job is sexy.”

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

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

knightted

Scream­ingly funny, yet type­cast forever as Ted Baxter.

mae west

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

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

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A selection of 4CP images curated by Lynn Peril

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An almost unbearably emotive voice.

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lumley

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

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toklas

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.”

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Pianos plink and glide, strings zigzag into space!

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A dancer by training, and an iconoclast by nature.

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

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

ivy

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