In a Lonely Place on 10-26-2019

Maybe the mirrored smoke handkerchief beside Bogie’s handkerchief is merely the handkerchief’s desperate dream of himself in the future, once Bogie has moved even closer to Gloria Grahame. If that’s the case, then my advice to the handkerchief would be to remember that right now, in this 1/24th of a second, he’s an actual handkerchief, an actual handkerchief in Humphrey Bogart’s breast pocket.⠀