Mr. Chips Goes to Washington

tweedy Robert Redford

Testifying in front of Congress about the funding of the National Endowment for the Arts, Robert Redford costumed himself as an old-fashioned school teacher, complete with a tweed jacket with a narrow lapel and throat latch, as well as appropriately mussed hair.  Izzy would have believed anything the man said.

4 Responses to “Mr. Chips Goes to Washington”

  1. Phyllis April 2, 2008 at 3:38 pm #

    I’m still trying to figure out why he has aged so badly because he was so handsome as a young man, And he needs to stop coloring his hair himself!

  2. Laxpat April 2, 2008 at 4:54 pm #

    Izzy would be sorry!

  3. Charlieboy April 27, 2008 at 7:13 pm #

    Someone needs to dress this man, perferably someone with taste! He either dresses too old (as above) or too young. Send him up to Montreal, I heard the women and men dress very fasionably, regardless of their age.

    I can’t see how he can dye his hair himself if he weares a hairpiece. I would think that both would need to be done professionally.

    I don’t see anything wrong with his looks except that he seems to be trying to hang on to his youth. I think it would be striking if he let his hair go white. But can you imagine the reaction of audiences – remember the reaction to his appearance in Havana. The man in 71 for god’s sake and he should be allowed to age.