“I once saw the actor Anthony Perkins browsing in one of those obscenely expensive clothing shops on South Granville in my hometown Vancouver. He was wearing ratty shorts and a T shirt, flip-flops (“jandals”) sunglasses and a Breitling watch. If it hadn’t been for the Breitling I wouldn’t have…
Ingrid Bergman and Anthony Perkins on the set of Goodbye Again, 1960.
Anthony Perkins in his dressing room, 1967.
“It’s satisfying to have grown from where I was to where I am. But there is so much growing still to be done. As long as I live, I’ll be cleaning the past out of my mind, getting rid of those old cassettes I play over and over—-my memories, my beliefs. I want to keep up with my life. Live it so completely that when death comes like a thief in the night, there’ll be nothing left for him to steal.”
Anthony Perkins, April 4, 1932 - September 12, 1992
Psycho (1960) - Psycho III (1986)
“Well, a boy’s best friend is his mother.”