The Break that Refreshes: Cathy O’Donnell


By Marilyn Ferdinand

Going out in the dead of night just to give Bowie a chance to bleed all over her upholstery? I’ve tried to tell Keechie that she’s got to pull herself together and dump this guy. Hasn’t she read The Rules? Rule Number 9 says, “Observe his behavior so you do not end up with Mr. Wrong.” I keep saying, “Keechie, bullet wounds and bad company are BAD signs.” All she says is “Could be.” Ah, I give up.

They Live By Night (1948)

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