Charles Boyer and Adolph Menjou

His lips move muscularly, molding words into pleasing shapes, marshalling arguments, and during the slight pauses are held poised, attractively everted in a Charles Boyer pout — while a little web of saliva gathers in a corner like the clear oil of a good machine. — The Moviegoer, p.18

Mercer is a chesty sand-colored Negro with a shaved head and a dignified Adolph Menjou mustache. Ibid, p. 22.

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