RARA-AVIS: Re: Changing standards for muscularity

From: blumenidiot ( blumenidiot@yahoo.com)
Date: 26 Mar 2008

--- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "Juri Nummelin"
<juri.nummelin@...> wrote:
> Mark R:
> "I remember that scene and see what you're getting at, but let us
> that the standards for muscularity have changed appreciably over
the years.
> Even the fitter Hollywood stars of that era look mostly
unimpressive with
> their shirts off, as compared to the gym-buffed actors and male
models of
> today."
> Yes, you're right and I was exaggerating of course, but still I
don't think
> Dick Powell was very impressive even by the standards of the time.
> trying to remember a movie with Bogart with his shirt off, but
can't recall
> any. Is there?)
> Juri

How about The African Queen? Mark

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