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  • He's designed yachts, governors' mansions, castles, a royal palace, exclusive resorts, television-show sets, a 15-car train and homes for Hollywood icons Joan Crawford, Ethel Merman and Fay Wray among them.

    The Full Monticello

  • These days, Wegman's work continues with a dog named Penny, who is the great-great-great-great granddaughter of Fay Wray, who died in 1995 after a full life serving the demands of art and commerce.

    David Schonauer: William Wegman's Theory of Dogs and Dogginess

  • Wegman took her home to New York and renamed her Fay Wray, after the glamorous star of King Kong.

    David Schonauer: William Wegman's Theory of Dogs and Dogginess

  • Wegman said that as a puppy in the big city, Fay Wray was shy, but one day when she was a year old she told him, in the way that dogs tell things to the people who let them sleep in their beds, that she was ready to work.

    David Schonauer: William Wegman's Theory of Dogs and Dogginess

  • Dwan bonded with the big ape the same way that original starlet, Fay Wray had in the 1933 version.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • I have had a crush on Fay Wray since I saw her in The Most Dangerous Game.

    "Gal" Friday (& Classic Cutie)! Fay Wray

  • It may have seemed an auspicious choice: Fay Wray, who had also played a part in Nikki, had just won the role in King Kong that would make her name if only as a girl who knew how to scream.

    Chaplin’s Girl

  • Her former name was Fay Wray, and so that was -- I didn't have the wit to say, "Take the painting."

    Bruce McCall's faux nostalgia

  • You can read more about Fay Wray in Lorraine LoBianco's fine overview at the Turner Classic Movies website here, and make plans to spend some time watching TCM's Fay Wray centenary celebration -- six of her films, including the rarely screened BELOW THE SEA and DIRIGIBLE a Frank Capra picture!

    Twas Beauty Thrilled the Beast

  • A fine actress, as articulate as she was ornamental, and one of the greatest screamers the movies have ever known, Fay Wray is the quintessential goddess of the 1930s fantastique.

    Twas Beauty Thrilled the Beast

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