Saturday, February 07, 2009

Candy Clark on Welsh National Dress

In 1976 cult American actress Candy Clark turned up in Cardiff for a press showing of her new movie The Man Who Fell to Earth. Her co-star David Bowie couldn’t make it as he had just been arrested in the US on a charge of possessing marijuana.

At the reception held afterwards at the Capitol cinema Candy was presented with a lovespoon and a Welsh doll by a lady in full traditional Welsh costume. The Hollywood star was evidently bowled over. Asked what she thought of the Welsh national outfit, she said: "It’s lovely. I would really like to wear one."