New York. Photographed by Elliot Erwitt. (1955)
Anne Bancroft in London, 1969.
photographs by seth howard
The atmosphere in the suite is jolly. Dench, in light-colored jacket and pants, and Smith, in a dark ensemble of similar style, are unfailingly charming. And they’re ready to be entertained. (Jet-lagged, they have been talking to reporters all day.) Smith has the disarming habit of collapsing into Dench’s arms whenever she’s in stitches. In our encounter, this happens often.
Happy Birthday, you magnificent bastard (21st of April, 1969)