[Salome Jens as Ellen Annis. “Goodbye Mama, Hello Auntie Maud,” Naked City, June 20, 1962.]
The pulled-back hair, the little tie: this recluse’s appearance owes something to the famous daguerreotype, don’t you think?
This episode has a great over-the-top bit of dialogue. Ellen’s Auntie Maud (Irene Dailey) speaks to chauffeur Harry Brind (James Coburn):
“How dare you . . . make advances to my niece? A chauffeur, with the smell of garage about you, with grease under your nails. How dare you? How dare you?”Auntie Maud then lunges at him with a clawlike hand.
Naked poetry City (Adam Flint recites ED)
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