One More Story About Tom & Seeing Hayley Mills In-Person!

It was in November of 1965.  I was 14 years old but a late bloomer and immature for my age.  I loved Disney movies and in particular anything with Hayley Mills.  I had seen her previous films as often as possible.  Then I heard that she was to attend the premier of “That Darn Cat” in Detroit at the now gone Ford Auditorium. I wanted to go more than anything I had ever wanted.  I saved money from my paper route to pay for the ticket.  Now I needed someone to go with me.  I was hopeful but my request was a tall order.  For whatever reason Mom was not interested.  But Tom said he would do it.   I was thrilled.  For weeks I fantasized about meeting Hayley Mills.  Of course that was never going to happen but I was a 14 year old with an imagination.   I had my… Read More…