Wednesday, November 12, 2008
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.
If you've never seen "Mildred Pierce," you must. As Ida Corwin, Eve Arden delivers this classic line about Mildred's daughter Veda.