Fade out, never fade away

Olivia de Havilland

Movie stars never truly die.

Their physical bodies leave this Earth, but thanks to celluloid, the stories they told live forever.

L to r, top to bottom: Kelly Preston, Ian Holm, Honor Blackman, Chadwick Boseman, Baby Peggy (Diana Serra Cary), Buck Henry, Lynn Shelton, Edd Byrnes, Tommy “Tiny” Lister.

For example, John Wayne passed in 1979, Audrey Hepburn in ’93.

But thanks to VHS tapes and DVDs, streaming channels, or revival theaters, their films are more-accessible to a modern audience than even back in the prime of their career.

Kirk Douglas

The year ending today was the same as any other in one aspect — we lost cinematic legends, both those whose names were in all caps, and those working behind the scenes.

L to r, top to bottom: Naya Rivera, Fred Willard, Wilford Brimley, Carl Reiner, Diana Rigg, Joel Schumacher, Brian Dennehy, Alan Parker, Max Von Sydow.

Honor their memories in the best way possible.

Keep watching their films.

 

Sean Connery

 

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