“Before him he saw two roads, both equally straight; but he did see two; and that terrified him—he who had never in his life known anything but one straight line. And, bitter anguish, these two roads were contradictory.” [x]
“THE BROADWAY MELODY BALLET”
→ from Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
a million lights, they flicker there
a million hearts beat quicker there
no skies of grey on that great white way
that’s the broadway melody
‘catch me if you can' broadway opening night
Anna O’Byrne at Bolshoi Theatre.
Nancy Sullivan as Eponine
"That is a pledge that I do not ask of you, and it is a promise that I shall not make you!" spoke the young woman proudly. "I am a free agent, monsieur de Chagny; you have no right to control my actions and I will ask that you desist henceforth. As for what I have done during the past fortnight, there is only one man in the world who would have the right to demand that I give him an account: my husband! Well, I have no husband, and I shall never marry!"
- Gaston Leroux’s The Phantom of the Opera
Lon Chaney Sr. as Erik