Thursday, November 13, 2014

Pepe Le Pew is Odor-able


Our Star of the Month, Hedy Lamarr's first Hollywood film was Algiers (1938). It was a huge hit at the time and caused a craze for films set in North Africa. Algiers also led to the creation of Looney Tunes character Pepe le  Pew. The romantic skunk is a spoof on leading man Charles Boyer's thick French accent and way with the ladies.

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