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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Eve Arden Was Fierce

Character actress Eve Arden, who practically invented the wisecracking best friend, would have been 100 this year. She died November 12, 1990. I met her once as she entered a shop on Little Santa Monica Blvd., and she was lovely.

Joan Crawford, Ann Blyth and Eve Arden in "Mildred Pierce"

If you've never seen "Mildred Pierce," you must. As Ida Corwin, Eve Arden delivers this classic line about Mildred's daughter Veda.

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