Being twins, these girls developed a bond only twins can, even inventing a secret language of their own, which certainly became useful in the years to come. For Bridget and Bernadette, dancing was life. From a very early age they loved to put on a show, roping in any visitor, who happened to frequent their modest Parisian residence, to watch their performances.
Their craft developed into fulltime careers and they soon found themselves dancing with the follies in Paris, being wined and dined and of course courted in the heady Parisian nightlife of the time.
It was Bridget who first spotted a markedly uncomfortable Harry sitting with his friends Riley and Larry, in one of the booths at the back of the theatre. At the time, she was playing the character, Dick, in the musical of Dick Wittington’s Cat, and noticed his tanned skin, sharp blue eyes, and unease. It was plain to see this place didn’t suit him at all, and for Bridget it was immensity intriguing. [Read more…]