I thought I would start a quote of the week. It will be by someone who knew Sharon, or by Sharon herself, or a quote that makes you think of her.
"She was nineteen years old, she was absolutely beautiful. I mean Sharon was the most beautiful girl I had ever seen."--Martin Ransohoff
Part of the translated article I referred to earlier:
Novella 2000 August 21, 1969
The terrible death of Sharon Tate, the most beautiful of Hollywood (Part I)
They killed the baby she was carrying
Bel Air, among the most elegant neighborhoods of the "Mecca of cinema," was the scene of a crime unprecedented five people were brutally killed, their bodies were desecrated. Among the victims, the actress Sharon Tate, who was to be a mother within the month.
By Paolo Pietroni
She spoke often of her child. Two months ago, Sharon Tate was at the sixth month of pregnancy. She was in London filming the latest scenes of her fifth film, Thirteen, and the 'belly' was so obvious that the director Lucignani was forced to devise special optical tricks to hide it.
And so she showed. "It will be a male, I know, I feel it," she told Vittorio Gassman, to Orson Welles, Terry Thomas, to all friends of the crew. And she said the usual things that mothers say. That the child must look like her in looks but as for the brain it had to be just like his father--as smart as his father. And sometimes, during pauses in work, it was easy to see Sharon in a corner talking to herself. It seemed that she spoke to her baby. Instead she spoke to her son as if he was already born. And she spoke as if he were already large and needed her advice. Once they heard her say, "You can be fat as Orson Welles, my friend. But only if you're talented like him. Otherwise, you will not eat much."
"She always spoke to him in the masculine," recalls the director Luciano Lucignani. "She was one hundred percent sure it was a male. She also accepted bets on it."
Sunday Aug. 10 in Los Angeles, the morgue, the coroner Thomas Noguchi has done the autopsy on the body of Sharon Tate, assassinanted the night between Friday 8 and Saturday 9 August. Thomas Noguchi announced that the baby that the actress had carried was that of a male.
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