“It’s got so that every time I walk into a restaurant I get not only soup but an impersonation of Captain Bligh.” – Charles Laughton
A caricature from the Ambassador Hotel’s Field and Turf Club, circa mid-1930s.
“They can’t censor the gleam in my eye.” — Charles Laughton
“Charles Laughton, Half Man, Half Devil” Artist: Al Hirschfeld. Year: 1952; Pen, ink and wash on illustration board; 12-1/2″ x 9″
It was actually a gift to Paul Gregory from the artist, celebrating the stage play “Don Juan in Hell.”