Re: RARA-AVIS: Mary Astor

From: Ned Fleming (
Date: 09 May 2000 wrote:

> I've read complaints about Mary Astor in other forums, so I know I'm in
> a minority on this point, but I kind of like her in THE MALTESE FALCON.

I've heard that Astor was a true-to-life nymphomaniac, if such a creature exists. I presuppose that a real nympho is kind of like the Holy Grail --- real, but as elusive as, well, the Grail. Not that I'd like to meet one . . . except in an alley . . . with her teeth out.


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