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“Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s”

By on May 2, 2013 in Film

“I want my ashes scattered over Bergdorf’s.” — Caption from a classic New Yorker cartoon by Victoria Roberts “When I die, just scatter my ashes along the seventh floor of Bergdorf’s!” paraphrased Susan Lucci, star of ABC’s soap opera, All My Children. Lucci remarked, “Sounds like a pretty good idea!” after overhearing the conversation between tourist visiting the iconic fashion boutique. When a man, I believe to be, the documentary’s Director says, “Y’know, that’s kinda the name of this film”, Lucci is aghast and amazed at the coincidence. With that emotional exclamation we are literally OFF to the races in this excitedly sweeping, stylish and sentimental documentary on Bergdorf-Goodman, written and directed by Matthew Miele. Having recently re-located to Los Angeles from New York City where I was born and bred, I was prepared to be skeptical at another’s...

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