Ronald Colman was the personification of the gentleman hero, a type that was perhaps already 'Olde World' when Colman reigned as a star over fifty years ago. His idealism, integrity, and graciousness belong to a time that has since disappeared altogether. There is an ethereal quality about Colman that harks back to that gentler, simpler world, one we can now only visit through his films.
such a gentle man, he had a core of strength, an adherence to his own code of
honor like steel - incorruptable and immoveable. He could swashbuckle with the
best of 'em, his comedic timing was priceless, and as a romantic star he was
unsurpassed. He was saved from being too staid by a delicious wit, a twinkle
in his eye that showed us he could laugh at himself and at others if need be.
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the polish, the charm,