My Retro crush: Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

I normally don’t lust after movie stars but Douglas Fairbanks Jr. is my all-time Hollywood crush.  I even have an autographed photo of him.  I don’t know if it’s really his autograph but it’s still something.  He was gorgeous even into his 90s.  He was as they would say long ago…dreamy. He was devishly handsome, articulate, cultured, rich, naval officer and actor.  I don’t know if he had the acrobatic talents of his father but that would have been nice too.

I really like him in The Prisoner of Zenda.  He played the evil  but dashing Hentzau. I could not get over how Mary Astor pined over Michael instead of allowing Hentzau to have his way with her.

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