That watching Burt Lancaster walk was physically pleasurable.

That Marlon Brando’s cold water flat reeked of raccoon.

That I asked my dad what a cold water flat was.

That Winters trysted with William Holden on consecutive Christmas Eves.

That, after a taxing scene at the Actor’s Studio and cadging lunch and cab fare, James Dean gave Winters a look suggesting he would be amenable to sex if only he didn’t have this plane to catch.

That Elizabeth Taylor was fully aware of the power of her beauty at seventeen.

That I had two years to become both beautiful and fully aware of the power of my beauty.