Melina was usually the centre of attention. At some moment or other, I recollect, when she was surrounded by the men present that evening, she crossed her wonderful legs sideways and turned tanguidly on the sofa. She won everybody over with her radiance. - George Archimandritis, Spyros Arsenis Μελίνα: Μια σταρ στην Αμερική
Dassin, the husband of Melina Mercouri, was termed a leading sponsor of underground organization devoted. to overthrowing the junta). A friend of mine who went to see it told that half of the audience seemed to be spying on the other half. However, there is a mystique to censorship, a tendency to attribute deep purpose and significance to its lacunae. It is difficult to comprehend how random and stupid it really i. - - Angelos Sotiris, The New York Times, July 25, 1970.
Melina Mercouri (Greek: Μελίνα Μερκούρη, born Maria Amalia Mercouri) (Athens, Greece, October 18, 1920 – New York City, March 6, 1994) was an Academy Award nominated Greek actress, singer, and political activist. She was a member of the Hellenic Parliament, and in 1981 she became the first female Minister for Culture in Greece.
Melina Mercouri, Actress: Pote tin Kyriaki. Melina Mercouri was born in Athens, Greece on October 18, 1920. An early woman activist, she was elected to the Greek Parliament in 1977. Later Miss Mercouri was to become the first woman to hold a Senior cabinet post "Minister of Culture" in the Greek government. In 1971 she wrote her autobiography titled "I Was Born Greek. How Much Have You Seen? How much of Melina Mercouri's work have you seen? User Polls.
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